Local police are advising residents of a cigarette scam that has
been occurring in this area. Individuals have been approached about
purchasing cigarettes for $10 a carton.
Perpetrators of the scam ask for the money up front, but do not
return with cigarettes. Anyone who is approached about buying
cigarettes should contact the Monticello Police Department.
Any information, like a license tag or a vehicle description, would
also be appreciated.