U.S. Customs Release Photo of Fake Bomb Found at Pearson Airport
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) recently released a photo (see above) of the fake bomb that caused significant delays at Pearson Airport.
The fake Improvised Explosive Device was first discovered on Thursday, April 6.
Police were called to help the CBP investigate the incident, and when the Peel police explosives unit examined the device, they determined that it was not a real explosive.
The man carrying the device, 58-year-old American citizen Joseph Galaska, was subsequently arrested and charged with mischief.
Later on, Galaska’s wife insisted that her husband was only carrying a novelty alarm clock he bought while on vacation in Brazil.
While the toy does indeed have some cartoonish qualities, it certainly doesn’t look a traditional alarm clock (unless toy clocks are designed much more extravagantly in Brazil?).
Galaska is set to appear in court soon.
CBP (@CustomsBorder) April 17, 2017
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