A portion of a street in Rocklin’s Stanford Ranch area was closed Friday afternoon when police discovered a possible explosive device while searching a residence.
Officers responded about 2:43 p.m. to a home in the 3400 block of Cobblestone Drive for a probation search. During the search, two people, identified a Travis Curran, 36, of Rocklin, and Jenni Marshall, 32, of Roseville, were found in possession of a controlled substance or dangerous drug, according to a Police Department news release.
A third person, identified as Tommy Clark, 43, of Meadow Vista, was found hiding in the attic and possessing a controlled substance or dangerous drug, police said.
As officers continued to search the residence, they found a possible explosive device. Members of the Rocklin and Roseville police departments’ explosive ordnance disposal teams were summoned, and a small portion of Cobblestone Drive was temporarily closed while the device was rendered safe.
Police described the device as a modified mortar, similar to a modified firework.
No injuries were reported, and no other devices were found.
Curran was arrested on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance/dangerous drug and possession of narcotics paraphernalia, and Marshall, on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance/dangerous drug. Clark was arrested on felony and misdemeanor warrants, as well as suspicion of possession of a controlled substance/dangerous drug and possession of a destructive device.
All three were booked into Placer County Jail.