RCMP Pangnirtung seize large amount of amphetamine and cash: Nunavut

Pangnirtung, Nunavut – On May 25, 2021, Pangnirtung RCMP executed a search warrant at a residence in Pangnirtung.

As a result of the investigation, 436grams of amphetamine and $37,000 cash were seized.

Jenna Papatsie, Nora Papatsie, Ken Papatsie and one young person were arrested and charged under the Controlled Drugs and Substance Act (CDSA) with possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking.

RCMP Pangnirtung drug seizure
RCMP Pangnirtung drug seizure

All parties are set to appear in the Nunavut Court of Justice in Pangnirtung on August 16, 2021 for their first appearance.

The RCMP wish to encourage the communities to continue to report suspicious activity by contacting their home RCMP detachment or by calling Crime Stoppers at toll-free 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), submitting a secure web tip at www.nwtnutips.com or text ‘NWTNUTIPS’ plus your message to 274637 (CRIMES).

Pangnirtung RCMP

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