A digital scale with suspected crack cocaine residue and a large sum of cash has been seized by RCMP in Inuvik, according to a Tuesday news release.

The bust came as a result of a Controlled Drug and Substances Act investigation. After reports of drug activity, surveillance was conducted in late September before a warrant was obtained.

Two suspects, 45-year-old Clara Aviugana and 19-year-old Moosa Khan from B.C. have been arrested and charged.

Both are charged with trafficking a schedule 1 narcotic, while Khan also received charged with proceeds of crime over $5,000 and possession of a schedule 1 narcotic.

Khan has already appeared in court in Yellowknife and Aviugana is scheduled to appear in Inuvik court on Nov. 19.

Brett McGarry

Brett McGarry came to Yellowknife in early 2019 after graduating from Humber College with an advanced diploma in journalism. After covering city council and local business as a reporter, Brett is now an...

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