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10 pipes recovered from Regner Park – possibly tied to Thursday incident

 June 4, 2021 – West Bend, WI – On Friday, June 4, 2021 West Bend Police recovered an additional 8 pipes that were placed throughout Regner Park. The attached pictures indicate where some of the pipes were found.
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Investigators identified a 51-year-old woman from Ozaukee County that placed these items throughout the park.
The woman stated she intended to have a scavenger hunt at a later date. She acknowledged she did not notify anyone she was doing this. She stated she was unaware there was a concert scheduled on June 3.
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Investigators confirmed there were no explosive materials in any of the pipes.
West Bend Police are referring a criminal charge of Disorderly Conduct to the Washington County District Attorney’s Office.
The park is safe and open to the public. Investigators are confident we recovered all the pipes the woman placed in the park. If anyone sees any package or item that appear suspicious, they should not handle the item, and should call law enforcement immediately.
Click HERE for details on concerts cancelled Thursday because of reported threat of bombs
West Bend Police thanks the Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Department Bomb Squad and the Washington County Sheriff’s Department for their assistance clearing the park and assisting in rendering the park safe.
We also extend our thank you to the organizers for Regner Rocks and Music on Main for their understanding and assistance last evening.

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