Suspicious package at village office

The Keremeos Village Office reported a suspicious small, black unmarked package to police on Wednesday, August 13.

  • Aug. 19, 2014 7:00 a.m.

The Keremeos Village Office reported a suspicious small, black unmarked package to police on Wednesday, August 13.

The package was dropped off at the village office front counter.

The bag’s appearance was suspicious and Keremeos RCMP were called.

With the assistance of Keremeos and District Volunteer Fire Department, the package was opened in a controlled environment and a clumpy powder located inside of it.

 

A special chemical was used to determine what the substance was and results were that it was not hazardous or dangerous.