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Police in Canada intercept drone from US carrying shopping bag full of handguns

Police in Canada‘s Ontario started a probe after intercepting a drone with a shopping bag full of guns that crossed the border from the USA.

Officers with the Ontario Provincial Police have been intimated after the drone carrying 11 handguns bought caught in a tree close to Port Lambton, a small village situated 60 miles from Detroit.

“How are unlawful weapons reaching the arms of criminals in Canada? Just lately, [police] discovered that drones are getting used to hold the prohibited weapons over from the USA,” the Ontario Provincial Police West Area tweeted on Tuesday.

The authorities shared pictures of the sic-rotor drone and a black firearm with a lacking serial quantity. The third picture confirmed a shopping bag hooked up with metallic carabiners and electrical tape.

“Our neighbour had noticed somebody in our yard in the center of the night time and he had a distant management,” Christine Ackwood, on whose property the bag bought caught, instructed CTV Information.

“He wasn’t positive what was happening.”

Ms Ackwood added that the stranger in the yard was “spooked” by the neighbour and misplaced management of the drone following which it crashed into the timber in their yard. The drone pilot then ran away after leaping right into a ready automobile.

The Ackwoods stated they have been on a visit to Las Vegas and solely discovered in regards to the incident after being contacted by the police.

“We weren’t positive in the event that they’d performed it earlier than. The police by no means did say that to us however we have been variety of curious in the event that they knew – in the event that they noticed out that we have been away,” Jeremy Ackwood stated.

Based on studies, authorities suspect that the drone travelled from Michigan in the US throughout the St Clair river.

As a result of prohibitions, firearms are sometimes smuggled into Canada by roads in vans and passenger automobiles to dodge authorities.

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