North Carolina beachgoer finds military ordnance on the beach, brings it home, put it in the yard, police said

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The police in North Carolina to ask swimmers to think twice before doing things at home, from the sandy beaches of the coast.

As a resident of Pine Knoll Shores is a town in Carteret County, and recently found a “foreign object” that turned out to be a military explosives, in accordance with the local law enforcement.

Authorities say a North Carolina beach-goer was the military munition on the beach and brought it home to put in their yard.
(Pine Knoll Shores Police Department)

The man, who reportedly took it home and put it in the garden.” However, it didn’t take long before the object started to smoke and caused the occupant to be of great concern.”


Firefighters later determined the item was discovered on the beach “, a type of white phosphorous in military equipment,” according to the police. A U. s. Marine Corps explosive ordnance disposal unit took the item and disposed of safely.

The department said no one was injured from the machine, but the warning of “be careful what you pick up and take home some of the food.

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