LISTUGUJ POLICE DEPARTMENT
Search Warrants Result in Seizure and Arrests
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
On Thursday, February 28th, 2019, at approximately 1:30 hrs, the Listuguj Police Department enforced the Listuguj Cannabis Law by executing multiple search warrants within the Mi’gmaq territory of Listuguj. The Riverside Casino and two residences in Listuguj were subject to investigation for offences under the Cannabis Act. During the course of the operation, police have seized large quantities of cannabis bud, cannabis plants, cannabis concentrates known as shatter, cannabis infused edibles, cbd oil, cannabis accessories, hashish and currency.
Two (2) Listuguj residents have been charged with multiple offences under the Cannabis Act, the Criminal Code of Canada as well as the Controlled Drug and Substances Act.
The investigation is ongoing at this time and may involve additional persons being charged under the Cannabis Act.
The Listuguj Police Department want to remind the community of Listuguj that all sales of cannabis, in any form within the territory is illegal. Any information obtained concerning the illegal sale of cannabis will be investigated thoroughly.
Chief of Police
Listuguj Police Department