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Penticton RCMP uncover $6k worth of illegal cigs

Illegal cigarettes confiscated

Penticton RCMP have seized a large amount of illegal cigarettes.

Penticton officers, with help from South Okanagan Traffic Services, conducted a pro-active traffic stop March 24 in a parking lot near Industrial Ave and Main Street.

During the stop, officers found 60 cartons of illegal cigarettes in the trunk. The street valued is estimated at $6,000.

“Our officers are conducting numerous pro-active patrols to keep our city safe," said Cst. James Grandy of the Penticton RCMP detachment. "Officers never know what items or people they'll come in contact with."

The investigation is on-going. Charges are being considered.

 



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