DOVER, Del. (AP) — A New York City man is facing cigarette smuggling charges after a traffic stop by Delaware State Police on state Route 1.

Authorities announced Monday that 25-year-old Mugahid Tahir Al Ghazali was stopped for speeding south Odessa last week.

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A search of the rental vehicle uncovered 394 cartons of untaxed cigarettes that authorities say were obtained in Virginia.

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Al Ghazali was charged with possession of untaxed cigarettes and attempting to evade Delaware excise tax. He was released after posting cash bond of $5,500.

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