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Fort Simpson RCMP seize drugs and cash

Fort Simpson RCMP seized drugs and Canadian currency, following a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) investigation.

On Saturday, November 9,  a search warrant was executed at a residence.

During the search, the RCMP seized crack cocaine, a digital scale with suspected cocaine residue and approximately $1900 in Canadian currency. The RCMP arrested and charged one suspect.

Ismail Hassan Farah, 23, from Edmonton, AB, is charged with:

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  • Possession for the purpose of Trafficking CDSA
  • Possession of property obtained by crime

Charges are pending for two more suspects according to the RCMP. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information on suspicious activity is asked to call Fort Simpson RCMP at 695-1111, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, (click on “submit a web tip”) or text: “nwtnutips” plus your message to 274637.

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