Contraband

Correctional officers seize more than $10k worth of drugs at New Brunswick jail – New Brunswick

Correctional officers in the medium security sector of New Brunswick’s Dorchester Penitentiary intercepted an inmate who was trying to bring contraband into the institution, according to Correctional Service Canada (CSC). The officers seized contraband on March 5, which included 17.61 grams of “Shatter.” READ MORE:… Read More »Correctional officers seize more than $10k worth of drugs at New Brunswick jail – New Brunswick

Pair facing charges after 240,000 illegal cigarettes seized in Halifax – Halifax

Nova Scotia says two men have been charged after an investigation led to the seizure of illegal cigarettes in Halifax. On Monday, Halifax Regional Police searched a commercial property on Bedford Highway. Police seized 240,000 illegal cigarettes, with an estimated provincial tax value of $71,000… Read More »Pair facing charges after 240,000 illegal cigarettes seized in Halifax – Halifax

More than $665,000 in contraband seized at Warkworth Institution in September – Peterborough

More than $665,000 worth of contraband was seized from Warkworth Institution during the month of September, the Correctional Service Canada reports. In a release issued on Friday, the CSC stated a “significant” quantity of contraband was seized in the medium-sized federal prison about 60 kilometres… Read More »More than $665,000 in contraband seized at Warkworth Institution in September – Peterborough

Enormous seizure of contraband tobacco part of growing trend in Manitoba, authorities say

It’s being called the single biggest seizure of contraband cigarettes in the history of the Manitoba Finance Taxation Special Investigations Unit. Brandon, Man., police say a joint investigation between authorities in Ontario and Manitoba culminated last Wednesday in four arrests and the seizure of over… Read More »Enormous seizure of contraband tobacco part of growing trend in Manitoba, authorities say