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Cache of old explosives found in San Jacinto

A cache of old dynamite was found in an abandoned house on Main Street in San Jacinto and safely disposed of, Riverside County sheriff's officials announced on Saturday, April 16, 2011.

April 16, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
A cache of old dynamite was found in an abandoned house on Main Street in San Jacinto and safely disposed of, said Riverside County sheriff's officials.

A report came in Friday at about noon from a person cleaning out the abandoned house. The caller said he found a collection of "1940s vintage dynamite," said police.

Deputies removed the dynamite from the residence located in the 300 block of Main Street and disposed of it safely.

City News Service contributed to this report.