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20,000 contraband cigarettes seized at a home in Burnsville, N.B.: RCMP

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A 62-year-old man was arrested Tuesday after the Tracadie RCMP seized a quantity of illegal cigarettes at a residence in Burnsville, N.B.

Police seized nearly 20,000 contraband cigarettes at a home on Route 135.

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The man was later released, and according to authorities he will be served a summons to appear in court at a later date.

The investigation is ongoing.

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