Modesto Police Department Partially Evacuated After Receiving a Suspicious Envelope

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MODESTO — The Modesto Police Department partially evacuated Thursday after an envelope with a suspicious substance was received.

The envelope featured “anti-law enforcement” writing and contained a powder substance inside.

The department closed their lobby and part of the downstairs area.

Hazmat crews were on scene to determine what the substance is and how to dispose of it.

According to Modesto PD, preliminary testing indicates negative results but the substance will be tested further.

Stay with FOX40 for updates. 

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