Police have seized an explosive device, illicit drugs and other weapons after a 26-year-old man was stopped at a R.I.D.E. check in Huntsville, Ont., during the early morning hours of Sunday.

The man was stopped on Main Street West and initially arrested for possessing an illegal drug.

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Police then learned the man was on probation before they seized more illicit drugs, prohibited weapons, two Percocet pills, different break-in tools, a spring-assisted knife, a baseball bat and an explosive device.

The 26-year-old from Scarborough, Hanad Ahmed, was subsequently charged with possessing explosives for an unlawful purpose, unauthorized possession of a weapon, failure to comply with a probation order and possession of a Schedule I substance.

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He was held for a bail hearing and remanded in custody. He will appear in court on Thursday.

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