Abandoned suitcase at casino sidewalk turns up empty
A suitcase that was left abandoned next to Harveys casino in Stateline has been determined to be safe, Douglas County authorities said.
At about 10:30 this morning security for Harveys called the Douglas County Sheriff’s Department to report a suitcase that was left next to a door. The suitcase was partially unzipped.
Deputies investigated and at one point closed off Stateline Avenue and a bomb squad was called in, said Douglas County Sheriff’s Sgt. Jim Halsey.
At about 11:50 this morning, the suitcase was determined to be empty, Halsey said.