Fort Good Hope, Northwest Territories – Fort Good Hope RCMP intercepted an individual travelling on a snowmobile into Fort Good Hope in possession of alcohol in excess.
In the evening of Saturday, April 11, 2020, RCMP were doing check stops on different roads and trails coming into the community, when they encountered, around midnight, a woman carrying alcohol in excess, as per the NWT Liquor Act.
The woman was transporting 24 – 375 ml bottles of vodka and 12 beers. The alcohol has been seized by the RCMP.
The 34-year-old woman from Fort Good Hope is facing charges. The investigation is ongoing.
“The amount of alcohol allowed in the community is determined by the NWT Liquor Act for a variety of reasons, including the prevention of crime related to excessive alcohol consumption. Fort Good Hope RCMP is committed to protecting our most vulnerable citizens as this is not a victimless crime” states Sgt Steve Huff, Detachment Commander of Fort Good Hope RCMP.
Fort Good Hope RCMP would like to remind residents who have information about suspicious activity to call the detachment at 598-1111 and would also like to thank the citizens who do so.
If you have information and want to remain anonymous, please contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 nwtnutips.com, (click on “submit a web tip”) or text: “nwtnutips” plus your message to 274637.
Northwest Territories RCMP
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