Possible explosive device, forged ID cards seized from Winnipeg home

Winnipeg police have seized a number of stolen and forged identification cards as well as a device believed to be a small explosive from a home in the 100 block of Hespeler Avenue.Police also seized a laptop, printer and blank cheque templates. The bomb unit assisted with the removal of the suspected explosive device which is undergoing testing.Six people are facing a number of charges including possession of an explosive device without lawful excuse, as well as numerous counts of forgery and possessing identity documents.READ MORE: Luxury vehicles in Winnipeg stolen by thieves using forged documentsThirty-two-year-old Christopher Lee Chartrand, 29-year-old John Frank Edwards, 29-year-old Jean-Claude Matthieu LaPierre, 37-year-old Michael Roderick Allan Paquet, and two unnamed women aged 39 and 40 have been charged.The investigation continues.
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