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Moncton man arrested after New Brunswick RCMP seize 180000 illegal cigarettes

Written by on July 12, 2018

The New Brunswick RCMP have arrested a Moncton man after a seizure of 180,000 illegal cigarettes in Prince William, N.B.

Police say that on July 6, at approximately 10:20 a.m., they received a report of a vehicle in a ditch off the Trans-Canada Highway in Prince William.

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As part of their investigation, police seized 180,000 contraband cigarettes that were located in the trunk and back of the car.

As a result, a 43-year-old man from Moncton was arrested at the scene and later released on a promise to appear in court at a later date.

The Mounties say their investigation is ongoing.