TROUTVILLE, Va. — The mystery of loud "booms" in Botetourt County has been solved.
On Tuesday night, dozens of you contacted WDBJ7 by phone and our Facebook page wondering what was generating loud noises in the Troutville area.
We looked into your reports. Botetourt County Sheriff Ronnie Sprinkle says that Virginia State Police were assisting the military in detonating some unexploded ordnance, which is some type of military explosives or ammunition, at the range of Camp 25.
Camp 25 is a former prison along Stoney Battery Road in Troutville and in the area where many heard noises Monday night.