14,662 kg fine cut tobacco, 25 cases of chewing tobacco, pipe tobacco and cigars, and stolen vehicle seized

MORRISBURGAn investigation was conducted by RCMP after a May 24 motor collision on Hwy. 401 near Morrisburg. Jasraj Sandhu, 31, Sartaj Singh, 29, and Sukhraj Amrit Sandhu, 35, of Brampton were all arrested and charged for possession of unstamped tobacco. The individuals were released and will appear in Morrisburg court on August 7. As a result of this investigation a total of 14,662kg of fine cut tobacco was seized from 2 rented cube vans.

CORNWALL — Cheryl Fournier, 50, of Cornwall, was pulled over by OPP on Highway 401 on June 12. Further investigation revealed she was in possession of 78,950 grams of manufactured tobacco and 636 cigars.

Fournier was then turned over to CRTF officers for further investigation. On June 27, CRTF officers arrested and charged Angelo Sanseverino, 51, of Cornwall in relation to this event. Both subjects are facing charges of possession of unstamped tobacco products as well as Ontario Tobacco Tax Act charges. Fournier and Sanseverino were released on a promise to appear in Cornwall court on July 31.  

As a result of this investigation a total of 25 cases of chewing tobacco, pipe tobacco and cigars were seized, along with a 2014 Dodge Journey.

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