Collectables Seized At Tunnel

windsor-detroit tunnel, tunnel, customs, windsor, collectables, seized Blackburnnews.com file photo of a vehicle waiting in line at customs at the Windsor-Detroit Tunnel.

A baseball autographed by the Beatles is among collectables seized by Canadian customs officials who searched an Indiana man’s vehicle at the WIndsor-Detroit Tunnel.

The man was sent to secondary inspection while entering Canada back on Sept.21.

He told officials he was a collector, and was coming to Windsor to sell the items to a buyer in Toronto.  The collectables are worth about $90,000.

Now the 54-year-old man is charged with failing to report goods, making false statements and evading payment of duties contrary to the Customs Act.

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