060114radioactivePolice are investigating the discovery of a radioactive device in a car on Kings Highway in Fairfield, Conn., according to Fairfield police spokesman Lt. James Perez. Kings Highway was shut down in the area of Villa Avenue while police responded to the scene. The highway reopened around 3 p.m. Perez said the fire department was called to the scene to examine the device and measure its radioactivity. The Connecticut State Police Bomb Squad and Department of Energy and Environmental Protection also responded. Police said the device in question is used to measure soil density. It’s not clear how it ended up in the car or how the people in the car got a hold of it. Perez said the company to which it belongs was called to the scene to retrieve the device. More