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Two Individuals Arrested in Drug Seizure in Kuujjuaq

Sunday, October 24, 2021

A search in a house in Kuujjuaq last Thursday resulted in the seizure of drugs and cash. Two individuals were arrested

The individuals were arrested after police searched a residence and found drugs and cash. The Integrated Nunavik Investigative Team made-up of Sûreté du Québec and Nunavik Police Service investigators carried out the search and seizure operation last Thursday at a local residence where 90 grams of cocaine, 90 grams of marijuana as well as methamphetamines and $1,160 in cash were seized.

Two individuals were arrested after being interrogated by police. They were immediately released and will be summoned to appear in court where they will be formally charged. Their identity is being withheld until formal charges are laid during their court appearance.

The investigation file has been submitted to the Quebec Crown Prosecutor who will determine what charges to be laid.


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