Bomb squad called out for suspicious device found in Gilbert intersection

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GILBERT -- Gilbert police and the Mesa bomb squad were called out to an intersection near Stapley Drive and Baseline Road Thursday morning after a suspcious device was found in the road.

Intersection closed during investigation

According to Lt. Eric Shuhandler of the Gilbert Police Department, the device was found in the intersection of Stonehenge Drive, which is near Stapley Drive, and Baseline Road. That's on the Mesa-Gilbert border.

The call came in at about 8 a.m.

That intersection was closed for about 90 minutes so investigators could evaulate the situation.

The bomb squad determined that the device was inert and the intersection was re-opened to traffic.

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