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OPP nab Winnipeg man with contraband cigarettes

Man faces trafficking charges following a traffic stop west of Dryden.
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DRYDEN, Ont. -- Ontario Provincial Police have arrested one man after finding 54 cases of unmarked cigarettes in their vehicle.

Dryden OPP conducted a traffic stop on Highway 17, Wainwright Township on Wednesday around 2:36 p.m.

As a result of the traffic stop, offiers found and seized 54 cases of unmarked cigarettes with an estimated value of $214,000.

A 62-year-old Winnipeg man has been charged with trafficking contraband tobacco.

The accused was released from custody and will appear in Dryden Ontario Court of Justice on July 20.