LOCATION: N/B Salisbury Bypass at St Luke’s Road, Wicomico County, MD.
On the above date and time, Troopers from the Maryland State Police Salisbury Barrack initiated a traffic stop on a 2012 Honda Pilot for a traffic violation. The driver was identified as Emanuel Sicilia of New York, New York, and the passenger was identified as Wilson Ducuara Sanchez of the country of Columbia. Investigation revealed that Sicilia and Sanchez were illegally transporting unstamped cigarettes from Virginia to New York City. A total of 190 cartons of cigarettes and over $5,500 in US currency were seized from the vehicle. The retail value of the cigarettes was $12,255 and the tax loss to the state of Maryland was $3,800. Sicilia and Sanchez were transported to the MSP-Salisbury Barrack for processing. Personnel from the Maryland Comptroller’s Office responded to the Barrack to assist in this investigation. The Maryland Comptroller’s Office will be handling the case.
- Emanuel Sicilia, H/M, age 37 of New York, New York.
- Wilson Ducuara Sanchez, H/M, age 27 of Columbia.
The suspects were charged with:
Transportation of Unstamped Cigarettes
Possession of Unstamped Cigarettes