RCMP Seize liquor and drugs in two dry communities.
A 27-year-old female is facing a number of charges after police seized a large quantity of liquor and illegal drugs.
Police say that First Nation Safety Officers and officers from the Norway House RCMP detachment made a number of check stops and patrols to make sure people were complying local resolutions the bans alcohol from the community.
Between March 27 and 28, 2020 officers seized more than 1000 cans of beer. Officers also issued more than &7,000.00 in fines under the Highway Traffic Act and the Liquor, Gaming and Cannabis Authority of Manitoba.
RCMP show off some of the beer seized in dry communities (Submitted / RCMP)
On March 29, 2020, RCMP from Poplar River and Berens River made four stops on the winter road seizing 74 bottles of liquor, 24 cans of beer, 36 grams of Cocaine and more than 1500 grams of Cannabis.
The woman who was arrested has been charged for her alleged involvement with Possession of Cannabis for the Purpose of Selling, Possession of Cannabis for the Purpose of Distributing and Failing to Comply with a Probation order.