Tip leads to liquor seizure in Tuk

Photo courtesy of RCMP.

RCMP in Tuktoyaktuk seized 190 bottles and cans of different sizes and types of alcohol.

According to a news release, police received a tip on September 6 about a vehicle going to the community with a large amount of alcohol.

RCMP then intercepted the vehicle on the Inuvik-Tuk highway. The driver is scheduled to appear in court in Tuk on December 4.

Tuktoyaktuk has restrictions on alcohol, where residents can only bring in two 1.1L bottles of booze into the community at a given time.

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Francis Tessier-Burns
Francis has been a general news reporter with CKLB since January 2019. Originally from rural Ontario, he first came to the NWT in 2016 as an intern with Up Here magazine and fell in love with the North. In his time with CKLB, he's had the immense pleasure and honour of learning about northern Indigenous cultures. Otherwise, you can find him hanging around the Legislative Assembly. If you have a story or want to chat, reach out to francis@cklbradio.com