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.