Large mercury stash recovered
Published 05/18/2012, The Jamestown Sun
A tip from an alert online shopper who noticed an unusual posting on Craigslist allowed authorities to recover 64 pounds of dangerous elemental mercury from a Floodwood resident. The ad, offering the “instrument grade” mercury in four plastic bottles for $650, was posted by a seller who said he found it when cleaning out his late grandfather’s garage.Word count: 765
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