The parents of the young man charged with having a cache of explosives in his home in north end Cartierville say they called police to report their discovery in order to get help for their son, not turn him into a criminal.
The 18-year old will appear in court again today and may undergo a psychological evaluation before his bail hearing.
His parents told TVA that the teen struggled to get an accurate mental health diagnosis after a suicide attempt last summer.
Jordi Antunes Barros is facing four charges including possession of explosives. 19 explosive devices were found in the family's triplex along with some firearms.