The RCMP discovered over 200,000 contraband cigarettes after two traffic stop. Two men had their vehicles seized and have been arrested.


A 60-year-old man was arrested April 28th when it was discovered his vehicle had around 50,000 contraband cigarettes when it was stopped in Perth-Andover on Highway 2, said the RCMP.

A 40-year-old man was arrested on May 4th after police found 150,000 contraband cigarettes on Highway 2 in Waterville, police said.

Both men have been released pending court hearings.

The RCMP said the seizures are not believed to be related. They are continuing to investigate.

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