Man arrested following seizure of illegal cigarettes

A 69-year-old man from Oxford, N.S., has been arrested in connection with a seizure of illegal cigarettes.

On November 2, 2017, around 1 p.m., members of the New Brunswick RCMP Tactical Traffic Enforcement Unit conducted a traffic stop on Highway 2 in Harland, N.B.

The traffic stop resulted in a seizure of more than 20,000 contraband cigarettes.

The man was released on a promise to appear in Woodstock Provincial Court on January 30, 2018.

The investigation continues.