Suspicious package shut down Bolivar Ferry

August 18, 2008 6:49:49 AM PDT
The Bolivar Ferry was shut down for 4-hours late last night after a suspicious package was found on one of the boats.The Coast Guard tells Eyewitness News that suspicious package was found on the Lanier Boat moored on the Bolivar side about 8pm. The Coast Guard set up a 500-foot safety perimeter while that suspicious package was looked over.

Officials aren't saying what the package was. They are only saying that investigators determined it was not a device of any kind.

The ferries resumed service just after midnight.

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