Inuvik RCMP seize cash and drug dealer scale; two suspects charged

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A digital scale with suspected crack cocaine residue, cellular devices and a large sum of Canadian currency were seized by Inuvik RCMP following a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) investigation.

Inuvik RCMP General Investigation Section (GIS) received reports of drug activity in a residence. Surveillance was conducted and, on September 25, 2019, a search warrant was executed at the residence.

During the search, RCMP found a digital scale with suspected crack cocaine residue, cellular devices and a large sum of Canadian currency. RCMP arrested and charged two suspects.

Clara Aviugana, a 45-year-old woman from Inuvik, NT is charged with Trafficking Schedule 1 Cocaine.

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Moosa Khan, a 19-year-old from Kelowna, BC, is charged with Proceeds of Crime over $5000, Trafficking Schedule 1 Cocaine and Possession of Schedule 1 Cocaine.

Moosa Khan was in court in Yellowknife on Monday, September 30. Clara Aviugana is scheduled to appear in Inuvik Territorial court on November 19, 2019.

Anyone with information suspicious activity is asked to call Inuvik RCMP at 777-1111, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 nwtnutips.com, (click on “submit a web tip”) or text: “nwtnutips” plus your message to 274637.

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