30 Days Jail Sentence for Possession of Unmarked Fine-Cut Tobacco
Convicted: Madison Donna Bennett
Location of Offence: Cornwall
Description of Offence: Possession of unmarked fine-cut tobacco for the purpose of sale under the Tobacco Tax Act
Date of Offence: April 17, 2018
Date of Conviction: April 16, 2019, at the Cornwall Provincial Offences Court
Penalty Imposed: 30 days in jail
Background: On April 17, 2018, officers of the Cornwall Regional Task Force searched a vehicle and discovered 214 kg of unmarked fine-cut tobacco. The tobacco products were seized and forfeited.