Busy weekend for Dawson City police

Dawson City RCMP received 38 calls for service. Eighteen people were arrested, and two were taken to Whitehorse for future court appearances.

Police were busy during the Dawson City Music Festival this past weekend.

Dawson City RCMP received 38 calls for service. Eighteen people were arrested, and two were taken to Whitehorse for future court appearances.

Police gave out 14 tickets for Liquor Act violations. More than 250 people were contacted about open liquor and given verbal warnings. Police also responded to calls about assault, disturbing the peace, indecent acts, traffic accidents and people unlawfully being in a dwelling. They also responded to calls for search and rescue.

There were four traffic check stops over the weekend. Police participated in nine different drug seizures. They also gave out 15 speeding tickets, one 24-hour driving suspension and many tickets for traffic and liquor act offences.

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