Dynamite on dashboard was actually beef stick still in wrapper, police say

‘Dynamite’ on dashboard turns out to be beef stick in wrapper, police say

GREENSBURG, Kan. — Police and firefighters who responded to reports of dynamite on the dashboard of a vehicle found a different item altogether: a beef stick still in its wrapper.

Greensburg police and firefighters as well as Kiowa County Sheriff’s deputies secured the area around the vehicle at 4:46 p.m. before approaching it, KMBC reported.

“It was discovered that the item in question was a beef stick, still in its wrapper,” police said on social media. “There were no explosives in the vehicle and there were not any threats to the public. The vehicle owner removed the suspicious beef stick from the dash.”

At approximately 16:46 hours today the Greensburg Police Department, Kiowa County Sheriff’s Office, and Greensburg Fire...

Posted by Greensburg Kansas Police Department on Wednesday, August 5, 2020
FILE PHOTO: Police and firefighters who responded to reports of dynamite on the dashboard of a vehicle found a different item altogether: a beef stick still in its wrapper.
FILE PHOTO: Police and firefighters who responded to reports of dynamite on the dashboard of a vehicle found a different item altogether: a beef stick still in its wrapper. (Pescador/Pixabay/Pescador/Pixabay)