(ALTONA) - The DeKalb County Sheriffs Department says a suspicious object which was thought to be a possible explosive device was found on Friday night at a residence in Altona just outside of Garrett. Garrett Police and the Sheriffs Department arrived a short time later. After they saw the suspicious object, they contacted the Hazardous Devices Unit from the Fort Wayne Police Department. They took possession of the suspicious object. The Sheriffs Department says the investigation is continuing to determine the nature of the object and its intended use.