Drone carrying firearms across St. Clair River located

Eleven Handguns Seized

Tilbury Times Reporter

On the morning of April 29, members of the Lambton County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were contacted regarding a large drone, which was stuck in a tree along the St. Clair River near Port Lambton. 

Attached to the drone was a bag containing eleven handguns which investigators believe were coming from the United States.

Officers attended and seized the handguns for further investigation. St. Clair Township Fire Department attended to assist in removing the drone from a large tree.  

The investigation is ongoing and updates will be provided when they become available. 

If you have information on this event or any other crime activity in the area, contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or *OPP (677) on your mobile phone. Your call could make our communities safer for all. 

Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or submit a tip online at www.sarnialambtoncrimestoppers.org where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.