State police detonate fake pipe bomb at Maine church
The state police bomb squad used a remote-controlled robot to investigate
By Ryan McLaughlin
Bangor Daily News
OAKLAND, Maine — The Maine State Police Bomb Squad detonated what turned out to be a fake pipe bomb at an Oakland church on Wednesday afternoon, according to police.
Oakland police Capt. Rick Stubbert said a passer-by alerted police at 9:15 Wednesday morning. The device was found on the steps of St. Theresa's Catholic Church.