Fort Good Hope RCMP: two liquor seizures in one week

November 27, 2019
Fort Good Hope, Northwest Territories

News release

RCMP in Fort Good Hope seized multiple bottles of liquor under the Liquor Act on two separate occasions.

At approximately 3:46 pm, on Sunday, November 24th, 2019, Fort Good Hope RCMP received a call about an alleged impaired driver. RCMP located the driver and found that he was in possession of 46 bottles of vodka, of 375 ml. The alcohol was seized and destroyed. No arrest has been made and the investigation is ongoing.

At approximately 10:12 am, on Wednesday, November 27th, 2019, Fort Good Hope RCMP received a tip from the public that an individual was travelling to Fort Good Hope transporting alcohol in excess, above the restricted quantity defined by the Liquor Act. RCMP seized 25 bottle of vodka, of 375 ml, one bottle of 40 oz. of vodka and four small B52 shooters. The alcohol has been disposed of. No arrest has been made and the investigation is ongoing.

"Alcohol is restricted in Fort Good Hope to protect its most vulnerable citizens. Any seizure is a dent in potential calls and violence related to intoxication. These seizures would have not been possible without the public assistance. We are thankful for Fort Good Hope residents to work with us in making the community a safer one" states Sgt Steven Huff, Acting North District Advisory NCO.

Anyone with information on suspicious activity is asked to call Fort Good Hope RCMP at 598-1111, 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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Contact information

Julie Plourde
Media Relations Officer
Northwest Territories RCMP – Yellowknife, NT
Office: (867)765-3712
RCMP.NTMedia-NTMedias.GRC@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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