Iqaluit RCMP intercepted a 30-year-old man travelling to Clyde River who allegedly had 36 bottles of 60-ounce vodka in his luggage on Dec. 6.
The illegal liquor was subsequently seized, and the accused was arrested.
The as-yet unnamed suspect will be charged with illegally “keeping liquor under section 84 of the Liquor Act,” according to the police.
The Nunavut RCMP would like to encourage those with information in any community to keep reporting suspicious activity. Please contact the home detachment line of the RCMP in your community, or alternatively, call Crime Stoppers at toll-free 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS). You may also submit a secure web tip at www.nwtnutips.com or text ‘NWTNUTIPS’ plus your message to 274637 (CRIMES).