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Yellowknife

Cocaine seized at Yellowknife airport, arrest made


The Yellowknife RCMP detachment seized 133 grams of crack cocaine and arrested a man bound for Fort Good Hope at the airport on August 5.

In a statement, the RCMP said that the arrest happened after the detachment received a tip claiming a passenger was travelling to Fort Good Hope from Yellowknife with the drug “on their person.”

The 29-year old Fort Good Hope resident was subsequently arrested at the airport and is facing charges for “possession of cocaine with the purpose of trafficking.”

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The man has currently been released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court at a later date.

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