New Brunswick RCMP say they have seized 690,000 illegal cigarettes and arrested a 32-year-old man as part of an ongoing investigation.
On Wednesday, police say they stopped a vehicle that was towing a trailer on Highway 2, near Salisbury, N.B.
During the stop, officers noticed illegal tobacco inside the vehicle. After a search, they found a significant amount of contraband cigarettes.
A 32-year-old Moncton man was arrested, and later released from police custody.
RCMP say the investigation is ongoing.