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Officials: Suspicious Device in Car a Tire Pressure Device

Officials from the Vermont State Police Bomb Squad, Johnson Fire Department and Northern EMS responded to the residence

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A suspicious device found in the back of a Vermont man’s recently-purchased vehicle was just a homemade tire pressure device, according to the Lamoille County Sheriff's Department.

Officials from the Vermont State Police Bomb Squad, Johnson Fire Department and Northern EMS responded to the residence on Codding Hollow Road in Johnson after the device was found.

The device was dismantled and was determined to be safe. The previous owner had left the device in the vehicle.

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