Two charged after van stolen in Fort Providence, say RCMP

Two people face motor vehicle theft charges after RCMP say a van was stolen at the Big River gas station in Fort Providence last week. RCMP detachments in Yellowknife, Behchoko, Fort Providence, Hay River and Fort Simpson launched a “coordinated” investigation, stretching from territory’s capital to Highway 1 near Fort Simpson, following reports of two...
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