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HM Customs Seize 3000 Cartons of Cigarettes – 558/2020

By August 20, 2020 No Comments

HM Customs Enforcement unit have seized one vehicle with 3000 cartons of cigarettes. 

The incident took place on Tuesday night (18th), whilst the enforcement unit was carrying out a regular patrol along the Eastern Side.  At approximately 0100hrs, officers spotted at a distance a vehicle driving at speed into Eastern Beach. HM Custom’s patrol car proceeded into the location and upon arrival the suspect vehicle was abandoned with the doors wide open.

A search of the area and a Gibraltar registered vehicle revealed 3000 cartons of cigarettes of various brands. Vehicle and cigarettes seized. Investigations continue.