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OSP Explosive Technicians Examine Suspicious Package on OSU Campus
Lieutenant Steve Mitchell
Oregon State Police - OSU Area Command Office
(541) 737-3010

Oregon State Police (OSP) explosive technicians completed an examination and assessment of a suspicious package found Wednesday afternoon at the Oregon State University (OSU) Kerr Administration Building. The contents was determined to be safe and OSU staff are being allowed to return back to their offices and operations are returning to normal.
On January 18, 2012 at approximately 12 noon someone reported finding a suspicious package near the Career Services Center in the Administration Building and reported it to the Department of Public Safety. OSP troopers responded to the scene and were unable to determine who left the package and what its contents were. As a precaution, the building was evacuated and OSP explosive technicians responded.
Explosive technicians x-rayed the package and determined it was safe. The package was opened and contained surplus computer equipment.