Police: Suspicious devices on Trump signs were theft alarms
October 7, 2020
EASTON, Md. (AP) — Several "suspicious devices" were found on Trump-Pence campaign signs around a Maryland city, but when bomb squads arrived, they realized those devices were small alarm systems.
Easton Police and the State Fire Marshal Bomb Squad said they were busy Sunday and Monday investigating the devices, which were found taped to the political lawn signs.
The first sign was found in Idlewild Park Sunday morning. Later, four more signs in and around Easton were found with similar devices on them.
Officials said the devices posed no threat to the public: They're just audible alarm...