Jail Sentence Imposed for Possession of Unmarked Fine-Cut Tobacco
Convicted: Antoine Jean
Location of Offence: Cornwall
Description of Offence: Possession of unmarked fine-cut tobacco for the purpose of sale under the Tobacco Tax Act
Date of Offence: July 19, 2018
Date of Conviction: December 4, 2019, at the Cornwall Provincial Offences Court
Penalty Imposed: One day in jail and a 12-month probation order
Background: On July 19, 2018, officers from the Cornwall Regional Task Force searched a vehicle and discovered 1,384 kg of unmarked fine-cut tobacco. The tobacco products were seized and forfeited.