#OPP Report CBSA Nab TENNESSEE Man w Explosives & Restricted Weapon Near Brockville 070319


(LANSDOWNE, ON) On Sunday June 30, 2019, members of the Leeds County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) conducted a joint investigation following the interdiction of a United States traveller with a restricted firearm and an explosive device by the CBSA.

As a result of the investigation, James Alan GROVE, aged 47 of Elizabeth, Tennessee, United States was charged under the Criminal Code of Canada with the following:

• One count of Possession of a restricted firearm Section 95(b)

• One count of Possession of an explosive substance Section 82(1)

The investigation was assisted by the Leeds County Crime Unit members, OPP Explosives Disposal Unit (EDU) and OPP Forensic Identification Services (FIS)

The accused remains in custody and the investigation is continuing.

Any person with information regarding the person(s) responsible for should immediately contact the Ontario Provincial Police at 1-888-310-1122.

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