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Illegal smokes found at Sioux Valley Dakota Nation home

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Illegal cigarettes and cash with a value of $9,400 were seized on Tuesday at a home on the Sioux Valley Dakota Nation.

Members of the Dakota Ojibway Police Service executed a search warrant at the residence where they charged one person under the Manitoba Tax Act-Tax Administration and Miscellaneous Act while additional charges are pending.

The investigation, which is continuing, is a result of community complaints about the sale of illegal cigarettes.

Sioux Valley Dakota Nation is located 45 kilometres west of Brandon, and approximately 260 kilometres west of Winnipeg.

 

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