Moncton man arrested in Saint John with 310K illegal cigarettes

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A Moncton man has been arrested after police seized 310,000 illegal cigarettes in Saint John.

The RCMP says officers discovered the contraband tobacco after stopping a vehicle hauling a trailer on Route 7 last Friday.

The 45-year-old man was arrested and later released.

He's scheduled to appear in court at a later date. 

Police continue to investigate.