Ontario Resident Sentenced to Jail for Possession of Unmarked Cigarettes
Convicted: Brandon Riley Arner
Description of Offence: Possession of unmarked cigarettes for the purpose of sale, under the Tobacco Tax Act
Date of Offence: July 21, 2017
Date of Conviction: May 31, 2018, at the Hamilton Ontario Court
Penalty Imposed: 60 days in jail
Background: During an investigation on July 21, 2017, the Hamilton Police Gangs and Weapons Unit executed two search warrants. The searches revealed 33,000 unmarked cigarettes. All tobacco products were seized and forfeited.