OPP Police Press Releases

Drug Bust – William TAYLOR

(PETROLIA, ON) – On April 2, 2021 at approximately 7:45 p.m., members of the Lambton County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) observed a suspicious vehicle on Petrolia Line with obscured plates.  

Lambton OPP members conducted a traffic stop of the vehicle on Gem St.  Investigation led to the arrest of one of the occupants. A search of the driver revealed suspected Percocet.

As a result, William TAYLOR, 53-years-old of Chatham has been charged with:

  • Possession of a Schedule 1 Substance (CDSA).
  • Use plate not authorized for vehicle (HTA)
  • Drive while under suspension (HTA)
  • Operate a motor vehicle without insurance (CAIA)

The accused has been released and will appeared before the Ontario Court of Justice at a later date.

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

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