U.S traveller caught with Bomb at 1000 Islands bridge

An American man from Tennessee is facing charges in Canada after border agents at the 1000 Islands bridge found a bomb as well as a gun on a traveller over the weekend.

Leeds County O.P.P. and the Canada Border Services Agency started an investigation after a man by the name of James Grove from Tennessee was refused entry into Canada on June 30th.

The CBSA found an “explosive device” as well as a restricted firearm, the O.P.P. stated.

The O.P.P. Explosives Disposal Unit also had to be called to the border crossing on Sunday.

The 47 year old of Elizabeth, Tennessee is charged with possession of a restricted firearm and possession of an explosive.

He remains in custody as the police investigation is ongoing.