Marana Police evacuate three homes on N. Panamint Drive - Tucson News Now

Marana Police have cleared the scene on N. Panamint Drive

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MARANA, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

The situation on North Panamint Drive has cleared, said Marana Police.

MPD bomb squad had been called to the scene to investigate a suspicious briefcase.  It was later found to contain no explosives, said MPD officials.  Though they are still unclear how the briefcase got into the vehicle in a residential driveway. 

This is only part of a string of criminal activity in the area.  According to officials there have been two vehicle break-ins, three flags have been burned and this suspicious briefcase left in a vehicle.

Three homes were evacuated while the MPD bomb squad checked out the situation. 

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