August 9, 2018 2:32 pm

Bootlegging operation busted in northern Saskatchewan

RCMP said two men were found transporting roughly $1,200 of liquor to a dry community in northern Saskatchewan.

Patuanak RCMP / Supplied

Patuanak RCMP have busted what they call a well-known northern Saskatchewan bootlegging operation.

Two men were arrested on Wednesday who police believe were running the bootlegging operation in the Patuanak area.

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Police said the men, who have not been named, were found transporting roughly $1,200 of liquor.

They are facing a number of bootlegging liquor offences and will appear in English River provincial court on Sept. 25.

English River First Nation, which is roughly 500 kilometres north of Saskatoon, is a dry community.

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