Man and woman arrested in connection with illegal cigarettes seizure

October 26, 2017
Moncton, New Brunswick

News release


Photo: Seized contraband cigarettes

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.


Contact information

Cpl. Ryan Lewis
Tactical Traffic Enforcement Unit
New Brunswick RCMP

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