Numerous Contraband Seizures at Port of Entry
CORNWALL, ON, Oct. 2, 2012 During Nike Air Max the past several weeks, the Cornwall Regional Task Force (CRTF) made or assisted in contraband seizures in the following regions:
7 seizures at Cornwall’s Port of Entry
These seizures resulted in the arrest of twelve (12) individuals who face charges under the Excise Act 2001 and/or the Provincial Tobacco Tax Act for possession of a tobacco product not properly stamped:
Evita STACEY (age 28) from Akwesasne, NY
Joseph LEAF (age 63) and Kandy PIERCE (age 19) both from Akwesasne, ON
Conner KOULA (age 18) and Jason CRAWFORD (age 19), both from Chateauguay, PQ
Michael MORENCY (age 21) from Montreal, PQ
Melanie BRISEBOIS (age 26), Joseph MAHEUX (age 55), Jason DURNION (age 39) all from Cornwall, ON
Sonny LACOMBE (age 22) from Grenville, PQ
Robert BERTRAND (age 59) f Nike Air Max rom St. Eustache, PQ
Kevin BOUCHER LAFRAMBOISE (age 21) from Beloeil, PQ
Eight (8) seizures which occurred in the South Glengarry Township resulted in no charges being laid. The contraband product was located along the shores of the St. Lawrence River at unoccupied residences.10 vehicles and one (1) boat sei Nike Air Max zed as conveyances.
10,900 re sealable bags each containing 200 contraband cigarettes
500 cartons of DK branded contraband cigarettes
approximately 343 kilograms of fine cut tobacco
$1,000 CDNIf you have any information regarding criminal activity in your area, you can contact the CRTF at 1 6 Nike Air Max 13 937 2800 or call Crime stoppers at 1 800 222 8477.
The CRTF is a joint forces partnership that includes the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Canada Border Services Agency, and the Ontario Ministry of Finance.