Bonus drug bust for Yellowknife RCMP nets four arrests

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Police enjoyed an unexpected and convenient drug bust on Wednesday night in Yellowknife.

RCMP members working on a totally different investigation noticed something suspicious about a couple of vehicles in a parking lot on Range Lake Road.

They went over to check it out and ended up arresting four people for drug-related offences – including one individual who tried, and failed, to escape on foot.

Packages of cocaine and five fentanyl pills are believed to have been seized.

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So far, two of the four have been charged. They are 24-year-old Patsy Novolikgak and 19-year-old Todd Dube – the latter facing arrest as part of a Yellowknife drug bust for the second time in two months.

Charges are pending against the others.


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