Grand Bay-Westfield, New Brunswick – The Grand Bay-Westfield RCMP has arrested a man following a seizure of 310,000 illegal cigarettes in Saint John, N.B.
On September 11, 2020, at approximately 4:20 a.m., police stopped a vehicle hauling a trailer on Route 7. During the stop, police noticed contraband tobacco inside the vehicle.
A subsequent search of the vehicle and trailer revealed more than 310,000 illegal cigarettes. The cigarettes were seized and a 45-year-old man from Moncton was arrested and later released from custody. He is scheduled to appear in Saint John Provincial Court at a later date.
The investigation is ongoing.
Members of the Hampton RCMP detachment and Saint John Police Force assisted during the search.
Grand Bay-Westfield RCMP
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