TRACY (CBS13) – A man who sparked a bomb scare at a Tracy gas station on Monday night has been released from jail.
Deputies say a man dialed 9-1-1 to say he was inside the Valero gas station on south Schulte Road and that he was holding a pipe bomb.READ MORE: Wine Waste: The New Superfood?
The area was evacuated by the San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office and the sheriff’s Explosive Ordinance Disposal team was brought it. But it turns out the device was actually just an airbag inflator.READ MORE: 'My Heart Rate Definitely Went Up': Sacramento Officers Use Virtual Reality To Train On Real World Encounters
Two similar devices were also found inside his car.MORE NEWS: Counties Turn To Flea Markets, Grocery Stores To Host Small Vaccine Clinics
Despite the bomb squad response, the man was only charged with being under the influence of drugs.