Update: Suspicious Item at Super 8 Motel Deemed 'Safe'

Update

The Owensboro Police Department's Hazardous Device Unit recovered a suspicious item on Friday at the Super 8 motel on Goetz Drive.

The item was deemed safe after the use of a disruption device, according to police.

The ramp leading to Frederica St. is back open.

Investigators are still sweeping the motel to make sure everything is safe.

Original Story

The Owensboro Police Department's Hazardous Device Unit is working a call at the Goetz Drive Super 8 motel.

Police will be blocking the exit ramp of the bypass for eastbound traffic leading to Frederica St. until about 4 p.m.

Police said they're working to remove a suspicious item form the motel.

(This story was originally published on October 6, 2017)


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