Kent County Sheriff
MILLINGTON — Kiswendsida Serge Yameogo, 40, Bronx, N.Y., on Aug. 12, was charged with transporting unstamped cigarettes; and possession of unstamped cigarettes, more than 30 cartons.
He was placed in the custody of the Comptroller of Maryland's office, where he was released on $5,000 unsecured bond.
Police initially stopped Yameogo for alleged traffic violations. He was charged with following a vehicle too closely.
A K-9 scanned the vehicle. During a search, police located 750 cartons of untaxed cigarettes, according to a sheriff's office news release.
Cpl. G. Travis Manning conducted the traffic stop at 2:47 p.m. on U.S. Route 301 in the area of the 113-mile marker.