Patuanak RCMP: Two adult males charged with bootlegging offences

August 9, 2018
English River First Nation, Saskatchewan

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Patuanak RCMP charged two adult males with bootlegging liquor offences on Wednesday, August 8, 2018, after seizing a large quantity of beverage alcohol destined for the community.

Police had responded to information received concerning a well-known bootlegging operation in the Patuanak area and were able to locate the individuals who were transporting a quantity of liquor with a street value of approximately $1,200. Both individuals will appear in English River Provincial Court on Tuesday, September 25, 2018.

English River First Nation is a dry community.

Anyone with information on the illegal sale of beverage alcohol is encouraged to contact the Patuanak RCMP at 306-396-4600 or Saskatchewan Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

A photo of the alcohol seized is attached.

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