Jail Sentence Imposed for Possession of Unmarked Fine-Cut Tobacco
Convicted: Jillian Nanci King
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: August 9, 2018
Date of Conviction: September 9, 2019 at the Cornwall Ontario Court of Justice
Penalty Imposed: 5 days in jail
Background: On August 9, 2018, officers from the Cornwall Regional Task Force searched a vehicle and discovered 738,300 grams of unmarked fine-cut tobacco. The tobacco products were seized and forfeited.