Port Hardy RCMP target drug trafficking in the community

Port Hardy

2024-05-16 14:39 PDT

File # 2024-1547

On May 15, 2024 members of the Port Hardy RCMP detachment began a drug trafficking investigation that lead officers to execute a search warrant at a residence located on Thunderbird Way in the Town of Port Hardy. A search of the residence was carried out in the evening of May 15th and resulted in the seizure of approximately 170 grams of illicit hard drugs, 900 grams of cannabis, illegal cigarettes, cash and weapons.

Two individuals were arrested on scene for Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking and a report will be submitted to the Public Prosecution Services of Canada requesting charge approval. The Port Hardy RCMP detachment remains committed to improving public safety and disrupting the flow of illegal drugs into our community stated acting Detachment Commander, Sergeant Trevor Busch.

RCMP urges anyone who may have information regarding drugs or other criminal activity to please contact and report such information to the local Police Detachment.

Sgt. Trevor Busch
Acting Detachment Commander
Port Hardy RCMP

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