The Yolo County Explosive Ordinance Disposal Unit have evaluated the device and have determined it is inert. They will be collecting the device for disposal.
This unique situation is a reminder to promptly report to local law enforcement any suspicious devices and never attempt to handle or transport potentially dangerous devices.
The Winters Police Department is currently investigating a suspicious device.
Due to the nature of the investigation our parking area is temporarily closed. There is no immediate danger to the public. Updates will be posted as they become available.
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