NY Man Charged after Police find 190 Cartons of Cigarettes

Apr 01, 2013 -- 6:43pm

A speeding van on Route 113 in Bishopville got the attention of Worcester County Sheriff’s officers last week.  They stopped the van and noticed the driver, 44 year old Chak Wah Kong of New York was nervous.  Police spotted several bags in the back which Kong said contained fruit, but a deputy spotted one bag with numerous cartons of cigarettes inside.  A search of the van turned up 190 cartons of cigarettes.  Kong is charged with possession of unstamped cigarettes – the cigarettes and van were seized.  Kong was later released on personal recognizance.

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