Dryden OPP Traffic Stop Results in Tobacco Trafficking Charges for Winnipeg Man

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DRYDEN – NEWS – Dryden OPP nabbed a Winnipeg man and have charged him with trafficking in contraband tobacco.

OPP say that on April 29, 2020 at approximately 2:36 PM officers from the Dryden Detachment conducted a routine traffic stop on Highway 17, Wainwright Township (West of Dryden).

As a result of the traffic stop, officers located and seized 54 cases of unmarked cigarettes with an estimated value of $214,000.

Alfred GUENTHER, age 62 of Winnipeg, MB has been charged with the following offence:

  •   Trafficking in Contraband Tobacco Criminal Code 121.1

The accused was released from custody and will appear in the Dryden Ontario Court of Justice on July 20, 2020.

None of the charges have been proven in court.