Gee, thanks, Flint police for not telling us you were blowing things up real good

More mystery booms solved.

Flint’s mystery booms explained: Police confirm secret bomb range |

Residents here have described the noises as sounding like thunder or fireworks. Some people just hear them, others can feel them in the ground.

Nobody seemed to know exactly what was causing it.

Now, the Flint police are confirming they have a bomb range in the area at an undisclosed location.

Flint Police Capt. T.P. Johnson said the police have a “controlled range” on a vacant piece of property owned by the city.

They use this site for training and to detonate dangerous explosives like old grenades. The residents were confused by the mystery booms and wanted to know what they were. But the police finally came clean. Add another possible explanation to the mystery booms. Still not a portant of doom, just things going boom. Just goes to show you can never say you’ve thought of every possible normal explanation.

Here are some other explanations for booms in the news lately.

  4 comments for “Gee, thanks, Flint police for not telling us you were blowing things up real good

  1. March 31, 2013 at 10:10 AM

    Now, there’s a jerk of a police chief. Hey, my citizens are concerned about loud booms, I’ll just keep mum on the fact it’s my department.

  2. spookyparadigm
    March 31, 2013 at 10:32 AM

    The real question is, who linked to that story to fill the comments with tea party conspiracy theorists

  3. March 31, 2013 at 6:25 PM

    I thought they just show up anyway.

  4. March 31, 2013 at 6:36 PM

    Where there was advantage to my dad being in the Army, we knew the booms were him at work on the field artillery range.

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