A New Jersey man was charged Monday, March 30, 2011, The Labor Day parade was scheduled to take place in South Plainfield.
Thomas Kaiser, 55, arrested and charged with possession of a destructive device for an unlawful purpose, said the authorities.
The event was scheduled to start at 10 am, and Governor Phil Murphy and his wife Tammy were going to march in it.
But soon after 7 am, the borough of South Plainfield has announced that all events were canceled due to a "security concern."
Authorities later said a suspicious package containing a "destructive device" Jersey Shore. Emperor's younger brother told CBS New York that the Emperor had brought a homemade fireworks to the bar.
The Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office said the investigation had turned up "other destructive devices" near Kaiser's home, which is in the vicinity of the start of the parade route.
A source in the governor's office told NJ.com that Murphy was not a target or in danger, and that the bomb-like devices were not powerful enough to kill anyone. Murphy was in Rutherford in the afternoon, but it was canceled due to rain.