Hazmat responds after suspicious package found

Published: Monday, April 22, 2013 at 8:39 a.m.
Last Modified: Monday, April 22, 2013 at 8:39 a.m.

BUNNELL, Fla. — Authorities have quarantined two employees of a central Florida motel after finding a suspicious package containing a white substance.

Bunnell police called in hazmat officials Saturday to examine the package and cordoned off the area. The powder tested positive for cocaine.

The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports employees opened the package in the motel office on Saturday.

With recent events around the country, Bunnell City Manager Armando Martinez said officials can't be too cautious.

Bunnell Police Chief Jeff Hoffman said the department will work with the U.S. Postal Inspection Service to determine who sent the package to the motel.

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