12,750 Cartons of Unmarked Cigarettes Seized in Nipigon Traffic Stop

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NIPIGON – On November 29, 2020, at approximately 3:34 PM officers from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Nipigon Detachment conducted a traffic stop on Highway 11-17, in Shuniah Township.

As a result of the traffic stop, officers located and seized 12,750 cartons of unmarked cigarettes. Officers also seized a quantity of Canadian currency.

Daniel Deschamps, age 46 of Winnipeg, MB has been charged with the following offences:

  •  Trafficking in Contraband Tobacco Criminal Code 121.1
  • Possession of Proceeds of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5000.

The accused was released and is scheduled to appear in the Nipigon Ontario Court of Justice on March 2, 2021.

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