On June 8, 2022, a Kugluktuk RCMP investigation into local bootlegging activities resulted in the execution of a search warrant at a residence in the community. RCMP seized a quantity of vodka and ten firearms that the occupant was prohibited from having in his possession.
Allan Aklok, 31 years old, has been charged with the following offences Under the Nunavut Liquor Act and the Criminal Code of Canada:
• Unlawful Sale and Possession of Liquor
• Firearm Possession Contrary to Prohibition Order
• Unsafe Storage of Firearms
Mr. Aklok is scheduled to appear in court on August 09, 2022 in Kugluktuk Nunavut.
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).