On Tuesday, Deline RCMP were able to intercept booze and marijuana from a chartered flight.

Police officials began an investigation into illegal liquor being brought into the dry community. Information was given that an incoming flight was carrying liquor and illegal drugs. The plane was intercepted at the airport and a search was conducted. Police were able to seize:

  • 16 – 375 ml bottles of Vodka
  • 4 cans of coolers
  • 2 bottles of wine
  • 12 – 355 ml water bottles that were repackaged after being emptied and filled with vodka
  • 2 ounces (56 grams) of marijuana

Deline RCMP released all the passengers after seizing the liquor and drugs and are continuing their investigation.


Deline RCMP are asking anyone with information regarding this investigation or any other crime happening in the community, please call 867-589-1111, contact Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477 nwtnutips.com, (click on “submit a web tip”) or text: nwtnutips to 274637.