Homemade 'Drano bomb' found in Prairieville neighborhood driveway

Homemade 'Drano bomb' found in Prairieville neighborhood driveway

PRAIRIEVILLE, LA (WAFB) - Deputies with the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office confirm that a Drano bomb was found in a Prairieville neighborhood driveway Sunday morning.

The homemade Drano bomb, as some call it, was found in Jefferson Crossing subdivision.

The homeowner mentioned he saw the bottle in his driveway Saturday night and didn't inspect it until Sunday morning.

The homeowner notified the authorities and deputies with the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office were able to release the pressure by shooting it with a pellet gun. Witnesses say there was still a small explosion when the deputies shot the bomb.

The homemade bomb is made with a plastic soda bottle, Drano, and other elements.

If you come across one, do not touch it and call the authorities.

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