Possession of Unmarked Fine-Cut Tobacco Leads to Jail
Convicted: Mitchell Gary Berube
Location of Offence: Summerstown
Description of Offence: Possession of unmarked fine-cut tobacco for the purpose of sale, under the Tobacco Tax Act
Date of Offence: February 6, 2019
Date of Conviction: November 19, 2019, at the Cornwall Provincial Offences Court
Penalty Imposed: 10 days in jail
Background: On February 6, 2019, officers from the Cornwall Regional Task Force searched a vehicle and discovered 693 kg of unmarked fine-cut tobacco. The tobacco products were seized and forfeited.