Grenade safely detonated near San Rafael home

January 8, 2010 2:05:58 PM PST
A grenade was safely detonated near a home in the Terra Linda neighborhood of San Rafael this morning after a resident found the device on their property, a police dispatcher said.

The grenade was detonated at 8:37 a.m. near a home on Lucas Park Drive, according to the San Rafael police dispatcher.

A bomb squad was brought in to handle the device after it was found hours earlier, the dispatcher said.

Authorities did not know if the grenade was live, the dispatcher said. No injuries were reported in the incident, she said.