Geoffrey McGann a Southern California man was arrested by Oakland International Airport TSA for trying to pass through the security check with a peculiar watch. Apparently it’s the type of watch that can be used to make a bomb or some kind of explosive. Though no explosives were found on the premises, McGann was still detained for a watch he describes as art. Hit the jump for more.

Geoffrey McGann, 49, of Rancho Palos Verdes was taken into custody Thursday night after he tried to pass through airport security with an ornate watch that had switches, wires and fuses, according to Sgt. J.D. Nelson, a spokesman for the Alameda County Sheriff’s Department.

A bomb squad arrived within five minutes and determined there were no explosive materials in the watch, Nelson said. The checkpoint was closed while officers secured the area.

A profile for a person named Geoffrey McGann on the website lists him as the owner and creative director of a media production company called Generator Content. He attended the Art College Center of Design in Pasadena from 1984 to 1987, according to the website.

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