April 27, 2015
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA - Several residents were evacuated and Highway 50 was closed for several hours after a bomb scare at a Safeway.
South Lake Tahoe police arrived at the Safeway on Johnson Boulevard around 5:15PM Tuesday on a report of a suspicous package nearby. Several residents in the area were evacuated and Lake Tahoe Boulevard/Highway 50 was closed for around three-and-a-half hours.
Police tell KOLO 8 News Now the package was nothing significant, and around 8:30 PM, Highway 50 was opened back up.
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