RCMP in Natuashish made an alcohol seizure in the community late Thursday night, when officers saw four or five people running from a pickup truck. 

Further investigation revealed the truck had been left running and a large quantity of alcohol was inside the vehicle. 

Police seized 28- 750 ml bottles of whisky and 117 cans of beer. They also seized an unsecured firearm from the pickup truck. 

Natuashish is designated a dry reserve and the possession of alcohol within the reserve boundary is in contravention of the Indian Act bylaw.

The matter is under investigation.