Missoula County authorities are searching for tens of thousands of dollars in tobacco products after a reported theft of two pallets from North Park Transportation near the Wye on Monday, October 20.

"When  showed up to work there was a back door, a north-west door, that was open to one of their shipping platforms," said Missoula County Sheriff's Department Spokeswoman Paige Pavalone. "When they went inside they discovered that two large pallets that were shrink-wrapped were cut open, and there were $30,000 of tobacco merchandise stolen form the building."

A variety of products were taken including cigarettes, chewing tobacco and even cigars.

Some of the items included Marlboro Cigarettes, Copenhagen Chew, and even Black and Tan Tabaco products. If you know anyone who has come into a large supply of tabaco products, please give us a call and let us know about it."

Anyone with information about this case is advised to call Five Valley Crimestoppers at 721-4444.