Nova Scotia man charged in connection with illegal tobacco seizure

Waterville, New Brunswick – A 29-year-old Nova Scotia man has been charged following a seizure of illegal tobacco products in New Brunswick.

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On July 18, 2017, police stopped a car on Highway 2 near Waterville, N.B. A search of the car led to the discovery of approximately 120,000 contraband cigarettes. The driver was arrested and taken into custody.

James Logan Swim of Shelburne County, N.S. appeared in Woodstock Provincial Court on July 19th and was charged with possession of contraband tobacco. He was remanded in custody pending a bail hearing on July 21.

On July 18, 2017, police stopped a car on Highway 2 near Waterville, N.B. A search of the car led to the discovery of approximately 120,000 contraband cigarettes. (RCMP)
On July 18, 2017, police stopped a car on Highway 2 near Waterville, N.B. A search of the car led to the discovery of approximately 120,000 contraband cigarettes. (RCMP)

West District RCMP


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