Police recover $13,000 worth of untaxed cigarettes

Police recovered thousands of dollars in untaxed cigarettes Tuesday, officials say.



News 12 is told police approached an idling car with a cracked windshield.



Details of the exact location were not immediately available, though the incident is confirmed to have taken place within the confines of the 61st Precinct.



Police say they searched the suspicious vehicle when they saw that the driver's license was suspended.



The 61st Precinct has since tweeted an image that reads: "Great arrest seizing $13,000 worth of untaxed cigarettes." 


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