Cigarettes, Crime, Cops, Embezzled

MONROE (WWJ) – Dozens of boxes of cigarettes worth about $40,000 have been recovered from a Monroe County home.

Members of a police vice unit were assisting the state Corrections department Thursday when they found 547 cartons of cigarettes while checking on a parolee in Monroe.

Most of the cartons still were in shipping boxes that had been delivered to a local gas station.

According to The Monroe News, a search warrant was executed at the residence of the suspect. Along with the cigarettes a small quantity of cocaine and items used to package narcotics for sales were found at the residence.

Police say a daughter of someone living at the house works at the gas station. The station owner is cooperating with police, and charges are expected to be made soon.


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