Two Arrested On Contraband Cigarette Charges
Two Ontario men are appearing in Sydney Provincial Court today after being arrested in Boularderie yesterday for allegedly trafficking in illegal cigarettes. Victoria County RCMP say they stopped the vehicle at around 9 am yesterday morning, and seized 135 cartons and 380 ziploc bags of contraband tobacco. The suspects, aged 63 and 73, are facing a number of charges under the Federal Excise Act and Provincial Revenue Act. The case remains under investigation.