Search at Iqaluit home leads to drug, stolen property charges
Police carried out search warrant on Sept. 8
A 31-year-old man faces drug-related charges after RCMP carried out a search warrant at a residence in the 2200 block of Iqaluit on Sept. 8.
Officers seized 185 grams of cocaine, a knife, air pistol, ammunition, an undisclosed amount of money, a currency-counting machine and electronic devices, according to an RCMP news release issued Tuesday.
The suspect is charged with possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking and possession of property obtained by crime. He was released to appear in court in Iqaluit on Oct. 12.
The RCMP major crime unit, federal Arctic unit, containment team, and forensic identification and general duty officers took part in the search, according to the news release.