woman is being detained by police and will appear in court by telephone later
obtained a search warrant after receiving an anonymous tip that an illicit drug
was being transported in luggage on a flight from Montreal to Inukjuak.
weather forced the flight to land in Puvirnituq where police immediately
searched the luggage and recovered 265 individual bags containing a powdery
substance believed to be cocaine. Expert analysis is being carried out by
police to confirm the substance.
seizure was successfully executed due to a joint effort by the KRPF
investigative unit in close cooperation with KRPF police detachments in
Kuujjuaraapik, Inukjuak and Puvirnituq.
The KRPF reminds citizens that any
information concerning suspicious activities, including the illegal sale of
drugs and alcohol, can anonymously be disclosed to Crime Stoppers by
dialing the following toll free number: 1-800-711-1800. Information received
may qualify for a reward of up to $2,000.