Tobacco arson 'puppeteer' arrested in cross-state raids

By William Ton
Updated June 21 2024 - 5:35pm, first published 5:31pm
Thirteen people have been arrested allegedly connected to an illicit tobacco network. (HANDOUT/WA POLICE)
Thirteen people have been arrested allegedly connected to an illicit tobacco network. (HANDOUT/WA POLICE)

The "puppeteer" allegedly responsible for several illicit tobacco arson attacks is among more than a dozen people arrested in a cross-border crime bust where $10 million worth of illegal tobacco was seized.

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