Pipe Bomb Disarmed at Indianwood Golf Course Days Before U.S. Senior Open
A few days before the U.S. Senior Open is set to start, police responded to a suspicious package call and found a pipe bomb at Indianwood. The following information was supplied by the Oakland County Sheriff's Office Substation in Orion Township.
Oakland County Sheriff's Office received a call about a suspicious package that a maintenance worker discovered near a service gate on Joslyn Road at approximately 1:10 p.m. Thursday.
Michigan State Police bomb squad responded and ensured the device was safe. The OCSO Forensic Science Laboratory is conducting tests on the device, and OCSO detectives are investigating the incident.
"We have no credible information of any specific threat to the club or the upcoming Senior Open tournament, or that this is anything other than a random act," Sheriff Michael Bouchard said in a statement. "However, we are taking this matter very seriously and any person that has information on this incident is urged to call the Sheriff's Office at (248) 858-4950 or CRIME STOPPERS at 1-800-222 TIPS.”
Indianwood Golf and Country Club will host the U.S. Senior Open July 9-15.
If you have any information about this incident call the Oakland County Sheriff's Office Orion Township substation at 248-393-0090. For any questions about this report e-mail Brendan McGaughey at firstname.lastname@example.org.