Possession of Unmarked Fine-Cut Tobacco Leads to Jail
Convicted: Denis Richard Bedard
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: April 17, 2018
Date of Conviction: December 2, 2019, at the Cornwall Ontario Court of Justice
Penalty Imposed: Seven days in jail
Background: On April 17, 2018, officers from the Cornwall Regional Task Force searched a vehicle and discovered 250 kg of unmarked fine-cut tobacco. The tobacco products were seized and forfeited.