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Bomb Specialists Called In For Dog Semen Cooler

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KALISPELL -

It turns out, that mysterious package at UPS two weeks ago was a cooler to mail dog semen to and from a Whitefish dog breeder.

Kalispell police say the package was first dropped off at the post office just down the street from UPS-- not to a person, but just left.

A worker saw it and sent it over to UPS, where it was supposed to go.

Police chief Roger Nasset says they don't know why it was opened, but inside there were wires, batteries, and tubing. The packing slip was also faded and didn't look quite right.

Meridian Road was shut down for hours and a special team from Missoula was called in before people could go back to their homes.

"The way that you avoid this is if it was packaged appropriately and then handed off to the appropriate postal service, you know that probably would have stopped the entire issue," explained Nasset.

Nasset says his team still has the package, but they'll be giving it back to UPS Tuesday.

It doesn't look like any charges will be filed.

 

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