Illegal cigarettes, drugs seized in Scoudouc

Two people have been arrested following the seizure of more than 160,000 contraband cigarettes and cigars in Scoudouc.

RCMP executed a search warrant at a home on Malakoff Road on April 20th and took a 70-year-old man and a 56-year-old woman into custody.

Police say officers also seized around four kilograms of cannabis, two firearms, and pills believed to be oxycodone and hydromorphone.

The suspects have both been released on conditions.

The man is due in court on August 21st, while the woman is due in court on September 4th.