Matthew Montanow, 29 from Newbold Colerton in Leicestershire has been arrested and charged for making or possessing explosives under suspicious circumstances.
Montanow is due to appear at Leicester Magistrates Court this morning.
3 houses on the street were evacuated so the authorities could carry out the relevant work to make the area safe again.
Montanow has also been charged with four counts of possessing firearm ammunition during a five year period following a suspended sentence of three years or more. He also faces one count of possessing firearm ammunition without a certificate.
Leicestershire Police said there was no evidence the incident had links to terrorism and was not being treated as terrorist incident.