US Customs Shares Photo Of Mock IED From Chicago Bound Flight
US Customs twitter account shared a picture of the mock IED that halted a flight out of Toronto bound for Chicago.
The delay held passengers on the tarmac for close to four hours before they were shuttled back to an isolated part of the terminal to be rescreened before boarding again.
— CBP (@CustomsBorder) April 17, 2017
According to Global News, the man’s wife he was a former tool and die maker and the device he was trying to bring back was an alarm clock. A souvenir from a trip to Brazil. The man was released on $5,000 bail.