UPDATE 8PM: According to the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office, the possible explosive device found Monday at a residence on Chandra Lane has beeen X-Rayed by the U.S. Army and was found to be non-explosive.

Detective say the scene is safe and there is no threat to the public.

CENTERVILLE, La. (KLFY) – The St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office (SMPSO) is advising the public to avoid the area of Chandra Lane in Centerville until further notice.

According to SMPSO, detectives found a possible explosive device at a residence on Chandra Lane.

The SMPSO, Franklin Fire Department, Centerville Fire Department, and Louisiana State Police are working together to implement safety protocols while first responders are working the scene.

The area is blocked off for the public’s safety.

No other information is available at this time.