Dumb-ass in Sumas

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Some idiot tried to bring a toy grenade through the Canadian border crossing - shut everything down for a couple of hours. From Vancouver's CTV News:

Inert grenade forces brief closure of Sumas border crossing
Authorities were forced to shut down the Sumas border crossing Thursday after agents discovered a grenade in a vehicle that was headed into Canada.

The grenade was eventually determined to be inert, but not before causing an unnecessary kerfuffle that lasted several hours and required the efforts of an Explosives Disposal Team.

The Canadian Border Services Agency said agents found the dangerous-looking item in a vehicle that approached the Abbotsford, B.C. crossing at around 2:45 p.m.

A bit more:

Agents spent hours searching a U-Haul and another vehicle, pulling out several items you would expect to see from people moving homes, including a bike and a cat tree.

There were also a number of military-style bags labelled “zombies.”

Christ on a corn-dog - if I was planning to cross the border, I would put all of those items in a separate suitcase and bring them to the attention of the customs officer.

What a maroon!

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