‘Suspicious’ package in Jefferson County determined to not be a threat

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Courtesy of the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — Several roads were closed as a bomb squad investigated a suspicious package near the underpass of C470 and Belleview.

UPDATE: Authorities have determined the package was not a threat. C470 has reopened to traffic.

UPDATE: Code Red has been sent to nearby neighborhoods regarding heavy traffic in the area. Motorists are asked to be aware while traveling.

ORIGINAL: The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office tweeted about the situation just before 11:30 a.m. Saturday.

C470 is closed between Quincy and Bowles, Belleview is closed WB from Eldridge and EB from roundabout, just west of C470. Bomb squad responding.

Updates are expected to be released via Twitter.

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