Dave Frank
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September 16, 2008
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Suspicious pipe part of online treasure hunt

A bomb squad investigated a suspicious pipe dropped off in front of a Carson City business Tuesday only to find the item was part of an electronic treasure hunt.

A man in a van without license plates assembled the object around 8 a.m. and put it in the bushes in front of SE Drywall on Gordon Street behind Slotworld near the corner of Highway 50 East and College Parkway, according to police.

Eric Sjogren, owner of the business, said he called the police to be safe, especially with "the state of the world at this point."

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