Thorburn man arrested with illegal smokes

More illegal tobacco has been taken off the streets following a short-term investigation by Service Nova Scotia’s Compliance and Special Investigations Unit. On July 12, in Amherst, a 65-year-old man from Thorburn was arrested after being found in possession of 80,000 illegal cigarettes. The estimated provincial tax value of the cigarettes is $22,016 and federal...

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Two men arrested in illegal tobacco seizure

More illegal tobacco has been taken off the streets of Nova Scotia following an investigation by Service Nova Scotia’s Compliance and Special Investigations Unit. On Thursday, July 27, two Halifax area men, aged 50 and 54, were arrested with 7,000 illegal cigarettes following a two-month investigation. The tobacco was seized along with a vehicle. Most...

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