Police Respond To Suspicious Package In Brewer

Morgan Sturdivant

Updated 9 months ago

Police responded to the report of a suspicious package at Brewer Housing Authority Thursday.The executive director of the housing authority, Gordon Stitham, tells us a maintenance worker found a strange pill bottle on the stoop of a house.He brought it to the director’s office and set it on his desk.Stitham says the bottle contained a battery, a fire cracker, and a powdery substance.He contacted Brewer police and the Bangor Bomb Squad was called into action.”They came over to remove the bottle from my desk. It was kind of scary. We didn’t know what was in it, we still don’t know what was in it. They took it for testing ad we’ll see what happens from there,” said Stitham.Stitham says police had all 50 housing authority units evacuated while the bottle was being removed.


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