Edmundston Police seize contraband cigarettes

Edmundston Police have arrested a 62-year-old woman who was in possession of more than 26,000 illegal cigarettes.

Police say the seized cigarettes have a value of more than $4,000 on the black market.

At the end of the investigation, police say the woman was released on a promise to appear in Provincial Court.

Police say the woman cannot be identified as she has not been formally charged, but she is scheduled to appear in court on February 27, 2019.