On Thursday September 24, the KRPF, in collaboration with the Sûreté du Québec, executed two search warrants in Kuujjuaq.
Following numerous information received from the public, officers corroborated the information and asked for the search warrants, leading to the seizures of the following items:
- 39 bottles of liquor (375 mL);
- 156 cans of beer;
- $4,490 in cash.
The estimated street value of the seizures is $7,870.
The two searches, which took place between 7 P.M. and 8:30 P.M., will result in five defendants receiving two infractions each under the Act respecting offences relating to alcoholic beverages. Fines they are facing under this act are approximately $1,200 each.
Any information concerning suspicious activities, including the illegal sale of drugs and alcohol, can anonymously be disclosed to Crime Stoppers by dialling the following toll-free number: 1-800-711-1800. Information received may qualify for a reward of up to $2,000.