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Police: Suspect Arrested for Having Untaxed Cigarettes

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BERLIN, Md. – Troopers found cartons of untaxed cigarettes worth more than $33,000 during a traffic stop.

It happened at 7:07 p.m. Monday night in the northbound lanes of Rt. 113 at Germantown Road.

Maryland State Police say Baleek Thabet, of New York, was pulled over for speeding.

Police said during the stop they found 513 cartons of untaxed cigarettes worth $33,088. According to police, that amounted to a $10,260 tax loss to the state of Maryland.

Troopers said Thabet was arrested and released on personal recognizance.

 

 

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