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State bomb squad called to Canton to check out "suspicious vehicle"
Patriot Ledger ^

Posted on 04/16/2013 7:00:28 AM PDT by outpostinmass2

CANTON — Police have shut down a short stretch of Route 138 while the State Police bomb squad investigates a report of a “suspicious vehicle” parked outside the Bay State School of Technology.

Jennifer Mieth, spokeswoman for the state’s Department of Fire Services, said the bomb squad was called in after Canton authorities received a report of a “suspicious vehicle” at the technical training school, located at 225 Turnpike St.

Canton police received the report at approximately 7:15 a.m. Tuesday, officer Michael Lank said. State and local officials were still investigating the report as of 9:15 a.m.

Mieth said the vehicle is a “junker filled with a lot of debris.” Although it was still unknown whether the vehicle posed a threat, she said it’s helpful that reports like these come in following Monday’s deadly bombings at the Boston Marathon finish line.

“After yesterday, everybody is on heightened alert, and we appreciate calling in to report anything out of place,” Mieth said.

The section of Route 139 between Randolph Street and Edward Street was closed down while police searched the school. Traffic heading northbound was being diverted west onto Edward Street to connect with Randolph Street. Southbound traffic was being forced onto Randolph Street.

This is an active investigation. Please check back for more details as they become available.


TOPICS: Breaking News; Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; US: Massachusetts
KEYWORDS: bomb; boston; marathon

1 posted on 04/16/2013 7:00:28 AM PDT by outpostinmass2
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To: outpostinmass2
Police have shut down a short stretch of Route 138...

The section of Route 139 between Randolph Street and Edward Street was closed down.

I'm confused.

2 posted on 04/16/2013 7:05:35 AM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel (*Catastrophic Anthropogenic Climate Alteration: The acronym explains the science.)
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel

Me, too-—The only Canton I know of is in TX.

Does anyone have any idea where this Canton is?


3 posted on 04/16/2013 7:06:51 AM PDT by basil (basil, 2ASisters.org)
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To: basil

Ohio.


4 posted on 04/16/2013 7:07:33 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: Resolute Conservative

Massachusetts


5 posted on 04/16/2013 7:08:44 AM PDT by halo66
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To: outpostinmass2

ping me please with any updates.


6 posted on 04/16/2013 7:10:05 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: basil

there is one in Michigan, a stone’s throw from Dearbornistan.


7 posted on 04/16/2013 7:10:48 AM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel (*Catastrophic Anthropogenic Climate Alteration: The acronym explains the science.)
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel

Here in Massachusetts you can travel North on a South route. It’s hard to explain. Canton southwest of Boston.


8 posted on 04/16/2013 7:11:05 AM PDT by Colonial35
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To: halo66

Forgot that one, makes sense in context of events. Also a Canton Mississippi.


9 posted on 04/16/2013 7:11:44 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: Colonial35

128 went in a circle


10 posted on 04/16/2013 7:12:04 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: basil

Google Bay State School of Technology: 225 Turnpike St, Canton, MA 02021


11 posted on 04/16/2013 7:12:34 AM PDT by halo66
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To: Colonial35

my confusion comes from the route number(s); is it Rte. 138 or Rte. 139?


12 posted on 04/16/2013 7:12:38 AM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel (*Catastrophic Anthropogenic Climate Alteration: The acronym explains the science.)
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To: no-to-illegals

Canton, MA


13 posted on 04/16/2013 7:13:46 AM PDT by outpostinmass2
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel

I think 138


14 posted on 04/16/2013 7:14:12 AM PDT by halo66
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel

https://maps.google.com/maps?ie=UTF-8&q=Bay+State+School+of+Technology.&fb=1&gl=us&hq=Bay+State+School+of+Technology.&cid=0,0,4749847803009038869&ei=UFttUczKM-KOiAKj0IDoAQ&ved=0CNoBEPwSMAA


15 posted on 04/16/2013 7:15:09 AM PDT by halo66
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To: basil

If you check the Topic it cleary says “Massachusetts”


16 posted on 04/16/2013 7:16:11 AM PDT by outpostinmass2
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel

138


17 posted on 04/16/2013 7:16:40 AM PDT by outpostinmass2
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To: halo66

I don’t ever use google, but I could have used GoodSearch.com

I just didn’t think of doing it-—I’m up before my brain got up this morning—LOL!


18 posted on 04/16/2013 7:17:32 AM PDT by basil (basil, 2ASisters.org)
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel

rte 138 is a local road going through Canton. Rte 139 is a local road going through Randolph. Route 128 is also known as Rte 95 and Rte 93 in some places.


19 posted on 04/16/2013 7:17:37 AM PDT by Colonial35
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To: halo66

Thanks.

It has been said that when you have to explain the sarcasm, the sarcasm is lost. (Next time, I’ll just move on, unresponsively.)

My post was a sarcastic indictment of the text of the article. Not knowing whether the re-poster erred or the original author erred, the whole article was diminished by the error.


20 posted on 04/16/2013 7:18:12 AM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel (*Catastrophic Anthropogenic Climate Alteration: The acronym explains the science.)
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel

Got it...lol


21 posted on 04/16/2013 7:21:33 AM PDT by halo66
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To: basil

:)


22 posted on 04/16/2013 7:22:21 AM PDT by halo66
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel

Sorry that the article has a type-o. I don’t edit stories that I post on here. Route 138 and 139 cross each other and they are sometimes confused. However a state bomb squad truck investigating a suspicious device about 15 miles from yesterday’s explosions seemed relevent to me.


23 posted on 04/16/2013 7:25:17 AM PDT by outpostinmass2
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To: outpostinmass2

Updates or Stand Down in area? Anything further?


24 posted on 04/16/2013 7:28:02 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: basil
Canton, MA

There is also a Canton, CT and a Canton, OHIO...

25 posted on 04/16/2013 7:30:21 AM PDT by ExCTCitizen (Rand Paul/Ben Carson should be the 2016 Ticket!)
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To: no-to-illegals

The road is still closed off. I am a mile down the street.


26 posted on 04/16/2013 7:33:04 AM PDT by outpostinmass2
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To: outpostinmass2

Thank You.


27 posted on 04/16/2013 7:35:19 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: no-to-illegals

"gonna be a whole lot of nothing."

28 posted on 04/16/2013 7:47:12 AM PDT by jiggyboy (Ten percent of poll respondents are either lying or insane)
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To: jiggyboy

does appear headed in that direction of nothing.


29 posted on 04/16/2013 7:48:13 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: ExCTCitizen

and Kansas.


30 posted on 04/16/2013 7:55:12 AM PDT by rwfromkansas ("Carve your name on hearts, not marble." - C.H. Spurgeon)
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To: no-to-illegals

http://canton.patch.com/articles/suspicious-vehicle-containing-propane-tanks-found-in-canton

“A custodian at the Bay State School of Technology reported seeing a suspicious-looking vehicle in the parking lot of 225 Turnpike St. to Canton Police Tuesday morning. The vehicle reportedly contained propane tanks, with one being connected to the vehicle’s engine with a hose, according to Canton Police Sgt. Robert Gooley.”


31 posted on 04/16/2013 7:58:46 AM PDT by outpostinmass2
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To: no-to-illegals

The scene was being cleared around 10 a.m. Tuesday and the road is reported to reopen shortly, Gooley said.


32 posted on 04/16/2013 7:59:30 AM PDT by outpostinmass2
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To: basil

Canton, Ohio?


33 posted on 04/16/2013 7:59:59 AM PDT by bonfire
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To: outpostinmass2

vehicle running off of natural gas would be normal ... will go to posted thread to read to see if anything else.


34 posted on 04/16/2013 8:00:29 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: outpostinmass2

okay. clear.


35 posted on 04/16/2013 8:00:50 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: Colonial35
Here in Massachusetts you can travel North on a South route. It’s hard to explain

Isn't that the truth? I've lived here my whole life and it still drives me crazy!

36 posted on 04/16/2013 10:56:05 AM PDT by cantfindagoodscreenname (I really hate not knowing what was said in the deleted posts....)
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To: outpostinmass2

Terrorists have accomplished a lot. People are going to be on edge for every package, box, suitcase, parked car, etc.


37 posted on 04/16/2013 8:18:11 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican
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To: outpostinmass2
If you check the Topic it cleary says “Massachusetts”

Most people don't look at the topics.

When I saw it was in Canton, I was a bit concerned since my daughter had a job interview scheduled in Canton. OHIO.

Please put the state at the end of the title or in your comments. Most TV and newspaper articles make it almost impossible to tell where they are.

38 posted on 04/17/2013 2:04:18 AM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: basil

I though it was about Canton TX too, lol. I wonder if my brother was involved. His vehicle is only suspicious to the EPA since it gets about a half mile to the gallon.

lol


39 posted on 04/17/2013 2:07:06 AM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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