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Charges filed in alleged fraud against Hamlet of Taloyoak

Two individuals, including a former senior administrative officer in Taloyoak, are facing charges after accusations that the hamlet's finances were mishandled. Ghulam Murtaza, 60, a former SAO in the community, is charged with fraud, theft...

RCMP charge Gjoa Haven man with murder

The RCMP have laid a murder charge against a 34-year-old Gjoa Haven man. Police responded to a complaint of a 33-year-old woman found in her home not breathing on Aug. 13. She was determined to...

RCMP partnering with Makigiaqta Inuit Training Corp in recruitment effort

The RCMP and Makigiaqta Inuit Training Corporation are teaming up with a goal of enlisting more Inuit police officers in Nunavut. "The RCMP in Nunavut understand that having Inuit serve as RCMP officers breaks down...

Man found outside Elders’ Qammaq later pronounced dead

An unconscious male found in front of the Elders' Qammaq in downtown Iqaluit was later pronounced deceased, according to an RCMP news release. "An RCMP officer on patrol was waved down to tend to an...

Put more officers in Kugluktuk, RCMP told during community meeting

Kugluktuk residents are calling for more RCMP officers, higher police visibility and a dedicated night shift to tackle growing crime and a sense that the Mounties are not responsive enough to calls. Those were some...

RCMP to meet with mayor, SAO following Kugluktuk protest

What police described as a "small protest" in Kugluktuk on Wednesday afternoon is being taken very seriously, the RCMP stated in a news release issued Thursday afternoon. "At this time we are gathering further information...

Dramatic video of Kugluktuk residents protesting outside RCMP detachment

This video footage, courtesy of Ron Tologanak, shows Kugluktuk residents holding a protest outside the RCMP detachment on Wednesday afternoon. Tologanak can be heard shouting: “Don’t be lazy. Don’t be racist. Just do your job.” A...

Kugluktuk residents hold protest against RCMP

Close to 25 residents in Kugluktuk called upon the police to be more responsive to complaints as they protested outside the RCMP detachment early Wednesday afternoon. For about half an hour, community members held signs...

RCMP charge Pond Inlet man with second-degree murder related to Iqaluit weekend death

RCMP have charged a 19-year-old Pond Inlet man with second-degree murder after another man died from his injuries in Iqaluit over the weekend. Wayne Panipakoocho is being held in custody and has a court appearance...

RCMP resolve ‘high risk, dynamic’ incident in Iqaluit’s 300 block

Iqaluit RCMP responded to a "high risk, dynamic situation" that "unfolded quickly" in the city's 300 block on Sunday, according to a news release issued by the police force. Residents in the area were forced...

Charges laid after Iqaluit man suffers serious head trauma

Iqaluit RCMP have charged a 26-year-old Iqaluit man with aggravated assault, forcible confinement and several other breaches of court conditions after responding to a man who suffered "significant trauma injuries to his head" on...

RCMP investigating two reported robberies in Iqaluit

Police in Iqaluit are looking into two reported robberies that occurred hours apart in Nunavut's capital on Saturday. At approximately 5:30 p.m., a man was allegedly assaulted and had his wallet and cash stolen by...

Rankin Inlet man charged following single-vehicle accident

A 26-year-old Rankin Inlet man has been charged with impaired driving after a single-vehicle accident on Saturday morning. The RCMP, bylaw, fire department and emergency medical services responded shortly before 9 a.m. when a vehicle...

Police seize ‘large quantity’ of cannabis, psilocybin mushrooms and cash during Rankin Inlet arrest

A 38-year-old man from Rankin Inlet has been charged with trafficking and other offences after RCMP seized 'a large quantity' of cannabis, psilocybin mushrooms, drug manufacturing paraphernalia and cash. The police were responding to a...

Man accused of causing disturbance on flight arrested

A man from Chesterfield Inlet was arrested after a flight crew reported a disturbance on a flight from Winnipeg to Rankin Inlet on June 7. RCMP were dispatched to the Rankin Inlet airport to meet...

Iqaluit police seek public’s help in tupiq fire investigation

Police released a video June 7 in the hopes the public can help with the investigation into the Nanook School tupiq fire, which took place May 24. "Iqaluit RCMP is asking for the public to...

RCMP seize ‘large quantities’ of cannabis, mushrooms and shatter in Rankin Inlet

A 35-year-old man from Rankin Inlet has been charged with offences under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, Cannabis Act and the Criminal Code of Canada including impaired driving and drug trafficking following an...

RCMP resolve alleged armed barricade situation in Iglulik

Iglulik RCMP peacefully resolved a crisis situation involving an alleged armed and barricaded individual in a residence in the early morning hours on Saturday. The Mounties' Containment Response Team and crisis negotiators made contact with...

Rankin Inlet man charged with dangerous driving

RCMP have arrested a Rankin Inlet man with the dangerous operation of a motor vehicle after he attempted to flee from police twice in one day. On May 23, officers tried to perform a traffic...

Ceremony officially marks RCMP V-Division change in command

The territory's RCMP V Division passed on the torch from one commander to another in a ceremony in Iqaluit May 1. Chief Superintendent Amanda Jones took over command duties earlier in the year from Chief...