Illegal cigarettes found in crashed vehicle

A 25-year-old man from Indian Brook has been arrested after 550 packages of illegal cigarettes were seized near Springhill.

The Oxford RCMP were called to the scene of a vehicle that had gone off the road on Highway 104 on Friday.

The driver, whose name has not been released, faces charges under the Nova Scotia Motor Vehicle Act, as well as the Canada Revenue and Excise Acts.

He's since been released from custody and is due in Amherst Provincial Court on April 24th.