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Chesapeake man charged for driving wrong way in Richmond, explosive found in vehicle

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Posted at 6:35 AM, Jun 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-28 08:19:44-04

RICHMOND, Va. – Virginia State Police cited a Chesapeake man Saturday night for reckless driving in Richmond.

Around 9:30 p.m., Virginia State Police initiated a traffic stop on a Toyota Rav4 traveling the wrong way on Arthur Ashe Boulevard near The Diamond.

As troopers approached, the driver (22-year-old Harrison Sellers) reportedly attempted to flee and struggled with the troopers.

Police said Sellers was taken into custody without further incident.

Police also said an incendiary device was in Sellers' possession, along with a hand saw, wooden shields, gas mask and a shovel fashioned into a spear.

After further examination by a State Police bomb technician, officials said the canister was confirmed to be a legal munition.

There are no charges filed at this time regarding explosives.

The investigation remains ongoing.