The KRPF executed a search warrant in Kuujjuaq during the evening of May 30 and seized $42,737 in cash, 1,294 grams of cannabis and 639 grams of hashish.
The seizure is the result of a
month-long investigation of the KRPF Criminal Intelligence Unit, which was also
assisted by the Sûreté du Québec. Multiple scales, small bags and other paraphernalia
were recovered during the operation. The total street value of the seizure is
estimated at $126,345.
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.
It is also important to remember that only the cannabis
sold by the Société québécoise du cannabis (SQDC) is legal in the province. For
more information on the legislation of cannabis, go to http://www.krpf.ca/en/news/legislation-cannabis.