Photo and Interview Opportunities - News Conference - International police investigation of illegal firearm imports

WINDSOR, ON, March 9, 2016 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to join members of the Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau tomorrow as they outline the results of a major international weapons investigation.

Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detective-Inspector James SMYTH and representatives from Essex County OPP, Windsor Police Service, London Police Service, Canada Border Services Agency, the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement - Department of Homeland Security Investigations, and the United States Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) will provide details of a probe involving the importation and possession of prohibited firearms into Canada from the United States destined for organized crime groups operating in the Greater Toronto Area and in southwestern Ontario.

One-on-one interviews will be available following the formal media conference. For members of the media unable to attend in person, requests for phone interviews with the primary spokespersons can be arranged in advance via the media contact below. Online media resources will also be available via a media release hyperlink once the news conference begins.


Thursday, March 10, 2016


11:00 a.m.  


Holiday Inn & Suites-Ambassador Bridge,

Kingsville Boardroom,

1855 Huron Church Road,

Windsor, Ontario  N9C 2L6


SOURCE Ontario Provincial Police

For further information: Provincial Constable Stephanie MONIZ, OPP Essex County Detachment, Phone: 519-723-2491, Email:


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