A Columbus Division of Police bomb squad was called at 5:30 p.m. July 29 to a residence in the 4400 block of Winterringer Street on a report of a live grenade discovered at the residence, according to the Hilliard Division of Police.
A man cleaning out his mother's house found the explosive device, which is believed to be a World War II-era grenade that belonged to his mother's late husband, said Lt. Ron Clark. The grenade was believed to be functional, was placed in a protective container and removed from the scene, Clark said.
In other recent Hilliard police incident reports:
* A Suzuki ATV worth $1,100 was reported stolen at 3:35 a.m. July 31 in the 3800 block of Lacon Road.
As of Aug. 7, the ATV had not been recovered, police said.
* A trailer worth $3,000 was reported stolen between 11 p.m. July 27 and 8 a.m. July 28 from the 3500 block of Woodland Drive.
* A 19-year-old man was arrested for misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance and drug abuse at 11:25 a.m. July 27 in the 4000 block of Parkway Lane.
* A 32-year-old man was arrested for misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia at 10:30 a.m. July 31 at Hilliard-Rome Road and Richlanne Drive.