• Jacksonville police detonate possible military ordnance at park in Bayard area

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    The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office detonated a possible military ordnance found near Genovar Park in the Bayard area on Wednesday afternoon.

    JSO said someone was searching by the park with a metal detector and found something that looked old and potentially dangerous and alerted police.

    JSO detonated the ordnance and said it was a 60mm ordnance, potentially from the 1940s.

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