Gameti R.C.M.P conduct multiple liquor seizures in community

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Yellowknife, NWT – Gameti R.C.M.P say they continue to disrupt the flow of alcohol within the community, and have reported a number of seizures and charges relating to the possession of alcohol there this month.

On Jul. 31, Mounties say they responded to a disturbance at a residence where an intoxicated 44-year-old man and 35-year-old woman were charged with unlawful possession of alcohol.

Two weeks later, on Aug. 15, Gameti R.C.M.P say they seized 17 bottles of vodka and 4 cans of beer at the community airport where a 29-year-old man was charged with unlawful possession of alcohol.

Two days later, on Aug. 17, Mounties in the community say an additional 10 bottles of vodka were confiscated at a residence after authorities were notified of a house party.

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The community of Gameti has strict alcohol restrictions under the Gameti Liquor Prohibition Regulations.

It is an offence to purchase, sell, transport or possess liquor within the prohibited area.

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