Two men are facing charges after roughly 300,000 illegal cigarettes were seized from their vehicle on Highway 102 near Lower Sackville on Wednesday.
Halifax District RCMP and Service Nova Scotia pulled over the vehicle early Wednesday following an investigation, according to a news release.
Officers seized cigarettes, an estimated provincial tax value of $82,560 and federal tax value of $35,780, and the vehicle.
The suspects, aged 46 and 61 from the Halifax area, were arrested and are facing multiple charges.
They are to appear in Dartmouth provincial court on Jan. 9.