RCMP in Natuashish seized a large quantity of alcohol and unsecured firearm from a pickup truck in the Labrador community Thursday.
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According to the RCMP, officers observed four or five people running from the vehicle around 11:30 p.m. Thursday. Further investigation revealed the truck had been left running with a large amount of alcohol in it.
Natuashish is designated a “dry reserve” and the possession of alcohol within the reserve boundary's is in contravention of the Indian Act Bylaw.
The seized alcohol included 28-(750 ml ) bottles of whiskey and 117 cans of beer. The matter is still under investigation.