RCMP Arviat Liquor Seizure

August 12, 2022
Arviat, Nunavut

News release


On August 6, 2022, the Arviat RCMP received information that a male individual was arriving in town with liquor that he planned on selling. The male was located and the Arviat RCMP seized 16 bottles of whiskey and two bottles of wine.

The male has been charged with unlawful sale of liquor under Section 84 of the Liquor Act. He is scheduled to appear in court on August 16, 2022.

The Arviat RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance.

The RCMP wish to encourage the communities to continue to report suspicious activity by contacting their home RCMP detachment or by calling Crime Stoppers at toll-free 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), submitting a secure web tip at www.nwtnutips.com or text 'NWTNUTIPS' plus your message to 274637 (CRIMES).


Contact information

Sgt. Pauline Melanson
RCMP "V" Division Media
Iqaluit, Nunavut
Media phone: (867) 975-4421
Email: VDIV_MEDIA@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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