#OPP Charge 2 Seniors in Vankleek Hill Drug Bust Meth Morphine Guns Tobacco 011518

#OPP Charge 2 Seniors in Vankleek Hill Drug Bust Meth Morphine Guns Tobacco 011518

SEARCH WARRANT EXECUTED Contraband Tobacco, drugs, cash, firearms seized (CHAMPLAIN TOWNSHIP, ON) – On Tuesday January 9, 2018, members of the Cornwall Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU), assisted by the East Region Emergency Response Team (ERT) and the OPP Canine Unit, executed a Search Warrant in the Champlain Township, resulting in the seizure of contraband cigarettes, […]

Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe Suspends 3 Wholesale Tobacco Licenses 010918

Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe Suspends 3 Wholesale Tobacco Licenses 010918

Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe Suspends Wholesale Tobacco Licenses Tribal Programs Owed $103,745 in Lost Licensing Fees AKWESASNE – The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Compliance Department recently completed an investigation into the improper sale and distribution of New York State-issued cigarettes from mid-October to December 1, 2017. The investigation found that three licensed vendors conducted transactions that […]

Premier Wynne Cuts Initial Deal With Mohawks Of Akwesasne Over Tobacco 122017

Premier Wynne Cuts Initial Deal With Mohawks Of Akwesasne Over Tobacco 122017

Province Partnering with First Nations to Support Community Growth and Prosperity Ontario has signed an agreement-in-principle with the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne on tobacco regulation and revenue-sharing to support community growth and prosperity, and advance self-regulation. Charles Sousa, Minister of Finance, David Zimmer, Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, and Grand Chief Abram Benedict of […]

Project CENDRIER Nabs 16 in One Day Akwesasne Montreal Cocaine Cigs & Marijuana 121217

Project CENDRIER Nabs 16 in One Day Akwesasne Montreal  Cocaine Cigs & Marijuana 121217

Cornwall Ontario – The RCMP swooped in and charged 16 people today as they attempt to bust an alleged tobacco smuggling network. Police are stating that the ring operates mainly out of the Akwesasne territory in NY to Kahnawake via Lac St. François. The police reported over 150 deliveries by boat were monitored. The Akwesasne Mohawk […]

Tip Leads to CRTF Tobacco Bust BLAZE WHITE & TYLOR ARMSTRONG Busted 090517

Tip Leads to CRTF Tobacco Bust BLAZE WHITE & TYLOR ARMSTRONG Busted 090517

    COMMUNITY TIP LEADS TO TWO ARRESTS BY THE CRTF (SUMMERSTOWN, ON) On August 28, 2017, while on patrol in the South Glengarry area, investigators of the Cornwall Regional Task Force (CRTF) observed suspicious activity occurring along Chevrier Road. Officers observed a boat, loaded with garbage bags of contraband tobacco, being off loaded on […]

CRTF Nabs 1,587 KG of Cut Tobacco in Valleyfield APRIL 13, 2017

CRTF Nabs 1,587 KG of Cut Tobacco in Valleyfield APRIL 13, 2017

  Operation Yields Significant Contraband Seizure CORNWALL ONTARIO – While conducting an operation on the evening of April 9, 2017, members of the Cornwall Regional Task Force (CRTF) observed a vessel traveling eastbound on the St. Lawrence River. The boat went ashore in the area of Pie XII Boulevard and the Beauharnois Canal, Valleyfield, Quebec. […]

Cornwall Regional Task Force Seizes 3 Tons of Tobacco DEC 23, 2016

Cornwall Regional Task Force Seizes 3 Tons of Tobacco DEC 23, 2016

  Investigation results in 3 ton seizure: CRTF On December 20, 2016, during an enforcement operation, the Cornwall Regional Task Force (CRTF) intercepted a cube van exiting a South Glengarry shoreline property. The traffic stop resulted in the seizure of 3,080 kilograms of contraband fine cut tobacco. The following three (3) individuals from St-Jerome, Quebec […]

2 Kahnawake Men Charged by CRTF in Cut Tobacco Bust NOV 24, 2016

2 Kahnawake Men Charged by CRTF in Cut Tobacco Bust NOV 24, 2016

  CORNWALL ONTARIO  – On the night of Tuesday, November 15, 2016, while conducting an operation along the St. Lawrence River, in South Glengarry, Ontario, members of the Cornwall Regional Task Force (CRTF) observed a boat, approaching a privately owned campground and shortly thereafter, a 2002 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck was observed exiting this location. […]

CBSA & AMPS Charge JUSTINE JACOBS of Akwesasne With Border Running OCT 25, 2016

CBSA & AMPS Charge JUSTINE JACOBS of Akwesasne With Border Running OCT 25, 2016

Cornwall port runner faces multiple charges   October 25, 2016    Cornwall, Ontario     Canada Border Services Agency The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced today that a woman is facing multiple charges after failing to comply with a request for a secondary examination at the Cornwall port of entry.   On October 5, 2016, Justine Jacobs, […]

Latest CRTF Akwesasne South Glengarry Tobacco Bust SEPT 23, 2016

Latest CRTF Akwesasne South Glengarry Tobacco Bust SEPT 23, 2016

CRTF Continues to Disrupt Organized Crime On Monday September 12, 2016, Cornwall Regional Task Force (CRTF) investigators attended the Canada Border Service Agency (CBSA) Cornwall Port of Entry (POE) to follow up on a domestic contraband seizure. As such, Kevin BUCKSHOT (43 years of age), of Akwesasne, Ontario was arrested for being in possession of […]

Kathleen Wynne Creating Another Layer of Tobacco Enforcement in Ontario JAN 25, 2016

Kathleen Wynne Creating Another Layer of Tobacco Enforcement in Ontario JAN 25, 2016

  Province Strengthening Enforcement and Collaboration Ontario is taking action to combat contraband tobacco and keep our communities safe by creating a new Contraband Tobacco Enforcement Team within the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP). Located within the OPP’s Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau, the new team will be dedicated to investigating the smuggling and trafficking of contraband […]

Cornwall Regional Task Force Tobacco Busts for THURSDAY FEB 19, 2015 #CRTF

Cornwall Regional Task Force Tobacco Busts for THURSDAY FEB 19, 2015 #CRTF

CORNWALL Ontario – Cornwall Regional Task Force (CRTF) members were conducting surveillance of the St Lawrence River in the Bainsville area. Officers observed a vessel travelling eastbound in the channel of the St Lawrence River at a high rate of speed, without navigation lights and two individuals on board. The vessel approached the Ontario shoreline near County […]

471 Kilograms of Tobacco Nabbed by CRTF in East End Cornwall Ontario – Oct 22, 2014

471 Kilograms of Tobacco Nabbed by CRTF in East End Cornwall Ontario – Oct 22, 2014

CORNWALL Ontario – Cornwall Regional Task Force – Serious and Organized Crime (CRTF-SOC) team and partners announced the results of a project that led to the arrest of three (3) individuals alleged to be involved in the smuggling, distribution and sale of contraband tobacco products in the Cornwall and surrounding area. Project O-NEPTUNE was led […]