Suspicious package cleared at Hopewell Smurfit Stone

HOPEWELL, VA (WWBT) - At approximately 8:02 a.m. this morning, Hopewell Police received a 911 call from Smurfit Stone at 910 Industrial Street for a report of a suspicious package.

It was determined there was a device in the package that looked like a possible threat.  Police determined that it was not a threat.

Hopewell Police Department and Fire Department responded to the scene and Virginia State Police assisted.

The investigation is ongoing and any further inquiries should be directed to the Virginia State Police.

Any person with information on this or any other crime that has occurred in the City of Hopewell, please contact Hopewell/Prince George Crime Solvers at 541-2202 or the Hopewell Police Department at 541-2222.