Community & Business

26 January, 2023

Arrest over tobacco

A 29-year-old New Zealand woman has been charged after Innisfail police allegedly uncovered more than 150kg of illicit tobacco and cigarettes last week.

Arrest over tobacco - feature photo

Police allegedly uncovered more than 87kg of cigarettes in fake packaging (65,600 individual cigarettes), illegally imported vape products and a quantity of cash in an Owen Street motel room.

They will also allege around 70kg of loose tobacco and cigarettes in fake cartons and non-compliant packaging were located at a shop on Ernest Street.


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