On July 24, the RCMP and assisting agencies arrested a Kings County man during a traffic stop, which followed an ongoing investigation into the selling of illegal tobacco products. The agencies involved included members of the Yarmouth/Clare RCMP Street Crime Enforcement Unit (SCEU), Yarmouth General Investigative Section (GIS), Kings District RCMP and of the Criminal Intelligence Services Nova Scotia (CISNS), and members of Service Nova Scotia and Internal Services (Audit and Enforcement). The search resulted in the seizure of 60,000 illegal cigarettes.
Alfred Mose Stockley, 59, of Kingsport, Kings County is charged with Possession of Unstamped Tobacco, and Selling of Unstamped Tobacco Products and charges under the Revenue Act.
He was released from police custody and is scheduled to appear in Kentville Provincial Court on September 29.
File # 20201014397