OPP recover $170,000 of stolen goods from Lambton, Elgin, Chatham-Kent and Middlesex


Lambton OPP believe one man from the Chatham-Kent area is behind at least 20 break and enters in Lambton, Elgin, Kent and Middlesex counties.

On April 24, the OPP’s Community Street Crime Units from Lambton and Elgin-Middlesex, the West Region Emergency Response Team, the Canine Unit and the Moravian First Nation Police executed a search warrant at two homes on the Delaware Nation. They recovered an estimated $170,000 of stolen property.

The items included:

  • Pickup truck
  • Motorcycle
  • All-Terrain Vehicles (2)
  • Utility trailers (2)
  • Electronics – computers, cameras & gaming consoles
  • Construction equipment
  • Power tools
  • Generator
  • Sporting equipment
  • Collectables (hockey cards & figurines)


Anthony Snake, 47, has been charged with


  • Break, Enter – Commit an Indictable Offence
  • Theft Under $5,000 of a Motor Vehicle
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime – Over $5,000 (2 counts)
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime – Under $5,000 (18 counts)


He remains in custody on these charges with a court appearance scheduled June 6, 2019 at the Ontario Court of Justice – Sarnia.


Any member of the public that has been a recent victim of a break, enter and theft in the local area may contact Lambton County OPP Detective Constable Jay DORAN at 519-882-1011 or 1-888-310-1122 to make an appointment to view the outstanding items. 




  1. Would be nice to get a phone call that my Ego battery and charger were recovered ! It was reported to police ! Dec 31st. Lambton county.

    • There is a number at the bottom of the story to call to see if your items are among the found.

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