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29th January 2019, 20:56

Customs arrests local man and seizes 750 cartons of cigarettes and a vehicle.

Customs arrests local man and seizes 750 cartons of cigarettes and a vehicle.

Customs has seized 750 cartons of cigarettes and a locally registered vehicle. The vehicle's driver; a local man, has been arrested for possession and transportation of a commercial amount of tobacco; he has not yet been charged.

A radio transceiver was also allegedly found in the car.

The incident took place in the early hours yesterday morning when officers stopped the vehicle in the area of WaterportRoad, following a chase.

In a separate incident, Customs seized a RHIBand an outboard engine at Catalan Bay.