Sperry Police say no ballistics found in alleged explosive device found in vehicle Tuesday night

Posted at 9:09 PM, Feb 21, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-22 21:56:37-05

SPERRY, Okla. -- Authorities in Sperry now say no ballistics were recovered after a supposed explosive device was found Tuesday night.

Following the incident, police arrested Eric Durham, 28, (pictured below) on unrelated warrants.

Multiple police agencies responded Tuesday night after the device was found. The investigation was near 200 West Birch Place.

The Sperry Police Department, Tulsa Police Department's bomb squad, Sperry Fire Department, Country Corner Fire Department, FBI and ATF all responded. 

Sperry Police said officers were searching a vehicle for narcotics, when they found the device in the trunk.

Some residents were evacuated as a safety measure, officials said.

TPD's bomb squad used water jets to disintegrate the device. Crews successfully dismantled the device.

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