MALIBU—On Thursday, January 1, Malibu Arson and Explosives Detail detectives were dispatched to Paradise Cove after a grenade washed up ashore.
Lieutenant Jennifer Seetoo of the Sheriff’s Department Malibu/Lost Hills station told Canyon News: “At 1313 hours we received a call that a grenade in Malibu washed up into shore at Paradise Cove Beach. Arson and Explosives detectives cleared the beach and took control of the grenade. We do not know if it was active.”
The incident occurred on the 28100 block of Pacific Coast Highway.
Lt. Seetoo said that investigators do not know where the grenade came from or what type of grenade it was. She mentioned, though, that they were able to remove it without having to detonate it on-site.
Deputies proceeded to search the area for other explosive devices, but didn’t find any.
No arrests have been made.
Anyone with information about the incident is urged to call the Sheriff’s Malibu/Lost Hills station at (818) 878-1808.