A 63-year-old man and a 70-year-old woman, both from Botwood, N.L., have been arrested in connection with a seizure of illegal cigarettes.
On October 25, 2017, around 1:30 p.m., members of the RCMP in New Brunswick's Tactical Traffic Enforcement Unit conducted a traffic stop on Highway 2 in Moncton, N.B. The traffic stop resulted in a seizure of over 42,000 contraband cigarettes.
The man and woman were both released on a promise to appear in Moncton Provincial Court on February 6, 2018.
The investigation continues.