Marijuana seized in Kugluktuk

Several kilograms of marijuana were seized on their way to Kugluktuk, Nunavut.

RCMP in Nunavut have seized several kilograms of marijuana, some hashish and some cocaine destined for Kugluktuk.

Nunavut police worked with Alberta RCMP and Canada Post on what they call, in a press release, a lengthy investigation.

One person has been arrested and charged with possessing marijuana and cocaine for the purpose of trafficking.

"Preventing the sale of illicit drugs is a high priority in the RCMP’s effort to reduce crime in Kugluktuk and other Nunavut communities,” the RCMP press release says.

They encourage any concerned citizens to get involved in the war on drugs, by calling their local RCMP or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.