Il­le­gal To­bacco Op­er­a­tion

Stanstead Journal - - FORUM - Ma­gog

On­June 1st, a po­lice op­er­a­tion against il­le­gal cig­a­rettes took place in Ma­gog and Sher­brooke. At 8:30 am thirty po­lice of­fi­cers, 24 of the Regie de Po­lice Mem­phrem­a­gog, 4 RCMP of­fi­cers and 2 Sher­brooke mu­nic­i­pal po­lice of­fi­cers pro­ceeded with the search of four res­i­dences and one li­censed es­tab­lish­ment. Two peo­ple were ar­rested and two oth­ers were ques­tioned.

The fi­nal tally for “Op­er­a­tion con­tre le tabac” is six seized ve­hi­cles, the amounts of $12,800 Cana­dian and $700 Amer­i­can seized, 422 car­tons of con­tra­band cig­a­rettes seized as well as doc­u­men­tary proof of guilt. Seven searches in to­tal were car­ried out.

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