Middletown, Ohio A grenade was found in the Great Miami River by a fly fisherman who was standing almost 20 feet from shore in 2 feet of water.
Fortunately, the fisherman was recognized the device for what it was and contacted local police who responded with technical support provided by the Butler County Sheriff's Office Bomb Squad. A spokesman described the device as an "old pineapple grenade" and indicated that the device was still live.
The bomb squad representative stated that the device was likely thrown into the river to dispose of it. He continued to say that if anyone has ordnance or hazardous devices that need to be disposed of, they should contact the sheriff's department for bomb squad support.