RCMP seize amphetamine, cash in Pangnirtung bust
Four residents arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking
Four Pangnirtung residents face drug trafficking charges following an amphetamine seizure in the hamlet earlier this week.
On Tuesday, Pangnirtung RCMP executed a search warrant and seized 436 grams of amphetamine and $37,000 cash, a police news release states.
This resulted in the arrest of Jenna Papatsie, Nora Papatsie, Ken Papatsie and someone the police described as “one young person,” who is not identified in the release. Under the Youth Criminal Justice Act, people who are under the age of 18 cannot be identified in the media.
All four have been charged under the Controlled Drugs and Substance Act with with possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking.
They are slated to appear in the court in Pangnirtung on August 16.