Possession of Unmarked Fine-Cut Tobacco Leads to Jail
Convicted: Zachery Regis Martin
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: November 5, 2019, at the Cornwall Provincial Offences Court
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.