Officials: Live hand grenade found at Hamptonburgh estate

The sheriff's office says it got a call around 4 p.m. of a potential hand grenade found by a contractor working at 172 Stony Ford Rd.

Blaise Gomez

Jan 13, 2023, 8:36 PM

Updated 546 days ago

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The Orange County Sheriff's Office says a live hand grenade was found on an estate in the Town of Hamptonburgh on Thursday.
The sheriff's office says it got a call around 4 p.m. of a potential hand grenade found by a contractor working at 172 Stony Ford Road. 

They were advised by a contractor working on the estate that he located a container holding what appeared to be an undetonated hand grenade. 
Officials contacted the Bomb Disposal Unit, which handed the device as a live MK2 hand grenade. 
The BDU technicians rendered the device safe and removed it from the estate. 
It was placed into evidence for destruction at a later date by the unit.   


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