Officers at Rainbow Bridge find 20 handguns in hidden compartment

Posted at 10:42 AM, Nov 13, 2018

Officers at the Rainbow Bridge in Niagara Falls, Ontario arrested a man who they say was trying to smuggle guns into Canada.

28-year-old Marquise Watkins from Niagara Falls, NY was arrested after Canada Border Service Agency officers say they found 20 undeclared handguns concealed inside a compartment of his vehicle.  Watkins is facing charges of Attempt to Smuggle, False Statements and others.  The guns were found October 16th.

He's set to appear in court in St. Catherines, Ontario November 14th.

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