3 detained trying to bring live mortar round to Pearl Harbor
Three people are in custody after military officials said they found a live mortar round in their vehicle at a gate to the sprawling Pearl Harbor military base.
The Navy said the base was shut down late Tuesday to incoming and outgoing traffic while a bomb squad investigated the vehicle that appeared at the base without authorization to enter.
A base spokesman said Wednesday that he doesn't know what the trio planned to do or where they wanted to go. He called it an explosive device and deadly weapon.