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Fisherman reels in explosive device in Paducah, Kentucky

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PADUCAH (WSIL) -- A fisherman reeled in an explosive device in Paducah Monday night.

The Paducah Police Department's Bomb Squad was called out when a man using magnetic fishing gear off Sheehan Bridge Road caught what appeared to be a hand grenade.

The squad used its robot to retrieve the item and place it in an explosive storage container. It was properly disposed of without incident.

The Paducah Police Department's Bomb Squad was called out Monday evening when a man using magnetic fishing gear off...

Posted by Paducah Police Department Kentucky on Tuesday, May 4, 2021
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Kenzie Dillow

Kenzie Dillow is the Social Media and Digital Content Manager at News 3 WSIL. She joined the team in 2016 as a video editor, moved into a Producer role in 2017 and took over the SMDCM position in 2021. Kenzie graduated from SIU Carbondale in 2016 with a Bachelor’s in Sports Broadcasting and a minor in Advertising.

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