Ontario Resident Sentenced to Jail for Possession of Unmarked Tobacco
Convicted: Rahsontanohstha Delormier
Location of Offence: Cornwall
Description of Offence: Possession of unmarked tobacco for the purpose of sale, under the Tobacco Tax Act
Date of Offence: March 22, 2018
Date of Conviction: May 30, 2019, at the Cornwall Ontario Court of Justice
Penalty Imposed: 90 days in jail
Background: On March 22, 2018, officers from the Cornwall Regional Task Force searched a vehicle and discovered 214 kg of unmarked fine-cut tobacco. The tobacco products were seized and forfeited.