On Friday, December 9, 2022 at approximately 12:45 PM, the Fairfield Police Department responded to Beaconview Drive at the intersection of Pine Tree Lane for a report of a suspicious package found under a US Postal Service mailbox.
As a precaution, McKinley School was placed in a secure school protocol and Warde High School has been notified to avoid the area after dismissal. There was no threat to the school community.
Connecticut State Police Bomb Investigation Unit along with the FBI responded to assist Fairfield Police in this investigation.
The suspicious package was later determined to be a piece of a metal pipe and found to be nothing of concern. It was subsequently disposed of properly.