60-Day Jail Sentence for Possession of Unmarked Fine-Cut Tobacco
Convicted: Jeremy Quinn Myers
Location of Offence: Bainsville
Description of Offence: Possession of unmarked fine-cut tobacco for the purpose of sale, under the Tobacco Tax Act
Date of Offence: May 22, 2019
Date of Conviction: October 10, 2019, at the Cornwall Ontario Court of Justice
Penalty Imposed: 60 days in jail
Background: On May 22, 2019, officers from the RCMP searched a vehicle and discovered 823 kg of unmarked fine-cut tobacco. The tobacco products were seized and forfeited.