Staten Island Man Facing Felony Charges After Being Caught With Half A Million Untaxed Virginia Cigarettes
A Staten Island man’s lucrative business went up in smoke when authorities found a half million untaxed Virginia cigarettes in his van and apartment.
The National Action Network held a rally on Saturday, to condemn police officers who use choke holds during arrests.
A man died in police custody Thursday, after being arrested for allegedly selling illegal cigarettes on Staten Island.
In “Operation Smokeout,” Queens District Attorney Richard Brown seized over 4,000 cartons of untaxed cigarettes smuggled in from overseas and some Southern states.