STORM WATCH

Heat advisory continues in New Jersey as highs approach near 100 degrees; scattered severe storms possible

Police: Live Civil War-era land mine found by employees sifting topsoil

Police in Howell were notified Tuesday of a possible land mine located by employees of Material Transport Group who were sifting topsoil at Randolph Road.

News 12 Staff

Jun 22, 2022, 12:27 PM

Updated 732 days ago

Share:

Police in Howell were notified Tuesday of a possible land mine located by employees of Material Transport Group who were sifting topsoil at Randolph Road.
Police determined the device resembled a Civil War land mine. The New Jersey State Police Bomb Unit arrived and determined the device was possibly still live and would have to be destroyed at its present location.
Credit: Daren DePonte
The device was destroyed safely without incident.
No injuries were reported.


More from News 12