Smuggler has his merchandise and van seized
A cigarette smuggler had his illegal merchandise and his van seized.
Share October 30, 2020 12:15 PM Share A smuggler has his merchandise and his van seized
René-Charles Quirion La Tribune A Magog cigarette smuggler not only had his illegal merchandise seized, but also the van he was using to carry out his illegal activities.
It was the group of initiated crimes comprising the police officers of the Régie de police de Memphrémagog and the Service de police de Sherbrooke who carried out this search on Thursday on rue Lecours in Magog.
Two search warrants had been authorized, which made it possible to search a van as well as the residence of the person targeted by this investigation.
Police discovered and seized 4,000 contraband cigarettes, 1,200 cigarillos, $ 6,255 in Canadian money and a 2004 Dodge Ram pickup truck.
The 50-year-old suspect is expected to be charged with offenses relating to possession and sale of cigarettes without a license under the Tobacco Tax Act.