Shelter-in-place lifted after suspicious object in Evergreen determined to be safe

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A Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office vehicle. (Credit: Paul Makarushka)

EVERGREEN, Colo. (KDVR) — A shelter-in-place order was issued for eight Evergreen homes Saturday afternoon after a suspicious object was found.

According to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, the object was located northwest of Sugarbrush Drive and Blackcomb Court. A resident out on a walk discovered it about 12:15 p.m.

A bomb squad responded to the scene and used a robot to determine that the object was not dangerous. The shelter-in-place order was lifted about 2:45 p.m.

According to the sheriff’s office, the device appeared to be a tool used to measure the water flow of a sprinkler or irrigation system.

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