Cannabis, cash and ATV seized as part of RCMP investigation in Rankin Inlet

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An RCMP investigation led to the seizure of cannabis and cash, as well as an ATV.  (CBC - image credit)
An RCMP investigation led to the seizure of cannabis and cash, as well as an ATV. (CBC - image credit)

An RCMP investigation in Rankin Inlet has led to the seizure of a large amount of cash, cannabis, and an ATV.

Police said that over the weekend, they executed a search warrant at a residence in the Nunavut community.

"As a result of the investigation, 25.7 lbs of marijuana, $15,600 and an ATV were seized," they wrote in a release.

Two people were also arrested and are now each facing several charges, including unlawfully importing cannabis into Nunavut and possession of property obtained by crime over $5000.

According to a spokesperson, both people are known to police. They are scheduled to be in court in late July and late August, respectively.

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