After clearing the area, polices officers with the Passaic County Sheriff's bomb squad were reportedly able to neutralize and collect the explosive without putting any bystanders at risk.
The police investigation has not yet been concluded, according to authorities.
We've seen some weird things in used cars, but a mortar?
We here at The Drive have bought our fair share of used cars, and we've seen some real weird stuff in them—toothbrushes, bullet casings, condoms, cigarettes, and so on—but this here takes used car cleanings to a new level. But, hey...that's one way to get rid of your old, unwanted items.