110,000 illegal cigarettes with a provincial tax value of about $28,000 have been seized near Edmundston after a joint forces investigation.
A 36-year-old man from Mill Cove and a 27-year-old woman from Chipman were arrested. They were released to appear in court at a later date.
This was a joint effort by the Department of Justice and Public Safety, along with the Quebec provincial police and the Edmundston police force. Along with the cigarettes, a car was also seized on February 1st.