Thursday, February 01, 2018

Florida Goodwill Finds Grenade Launcher in Donations

Goodwill employees discovered a grenade launcher, loaded with a live grenade, this past weekend in a load of items donated at a Bradenton store, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office. On Sunday, deputies were called out to the Goodwill Manasota Bargain Barn, 7501 15th St. E., after employees discovered a grenade launcher with a grenade inside it, according to an incident report. Deputies say they properly disposed of the active grenade by placing it in a Hazmat locker at the sheriff's office District One office.


"Big deal. Useless tube. Only good for a prop. Flap arms!"

-- the DR rrrriiiiiggghhhhhttttt

#1 | Posted by MrSilenceDogood at 2018-02-01 10:17 AM

Gotta be glad you're not the property clerk who has a desk next to the Hazmat locker.

#2 | Posted by Reagan58 at 2018-02-01 10:25 AM

You can get a new grenade launcher for $330. They don't require background checks.

#3 | Posted by sitzkrieg at 2018-02-01 10:51 AM

Who would waste a perfectly good grenade?

Think of all the cool stuff you could have blown up!

"Hold my beer and watch this!"

#4 | Posted by donnerboy at 2018-02-01 12:55 PM

I'd be more afraid of the live grenade than the thing that launches it, personally.

#5 | Posted by IndianaJones at 2018-02-01 01:05 PM

Praise the Lord. Now an underprivileged family can enjoy a grenade launcher, just like the rich folks do.

#6 | Posted by cbob at 2018-02-01 01:34 PM

That's so some mother with horrible kids can feed them dinner so she doesn't have to mess with them. Fill it with food aim and fire.

#7 | Posted by LauraMohr at 2018-02-01 01:42 PM

#3 You can get a new grenade launcher for $330. They don't require background checks.

Where? Asking for a friend.

#8 | Posted by bored at 2018-02-01 06:37 PM


#9 | Posted by hamburglar at 2018-02-01 09:53 PM

Where? Asking for a friend.

#8 | POSTED BY BORED AT 2018-02-01 06:37 PM | FLAG:

Spike Tactical, Florida.

#10 | Posted by sitzkrieg at 2018-02-02 07:16 AM

Some lucky poor family in Florida will now be able to buy the grenade launcher of their dreams because of this act of kindness. No family should have to live without a grenade launcher.

#11 | Posted by danni at 2018-02-02 08:14 AM

Turns out that launcher was just a toy AirSoft replica.

#12 | Posted by MSgt at 2018-02-02 11:20 AM

#12 | POSTED BY MSGT> Oh Rats! I was going to go buy it and use it to launch tennis balls for my Labrador.

#13 | Posted by shane at 2018-02-02 11:42 AM

They make those, explosive powered tennis ball launchers. $200.

#14 | Posted by sitzkrieg at 2018-02-02 02:08 PM

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