Cab robbery suspect charged

A 28-year-old Yellowknife man is facing a slew of charges after a cab driver was robbed and assaulted last week. Isaias Aburto is charged with robbery, disguise with intent and uttering threats to cause death, RCMP stated Tuesday afternoon. Aburto also faces two counts of failing to comply with conditions of undertaking or recognizance. On...
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Brendan Burke
As the Yellowknifer’s crime reporter, it’s my job to keep readers up to speed on all-things “cops and courts” related. From house fires and homicides to courtroom clashes, it’s my responsibility to be there - day or night, rain or shine. When I’m not at court gathering stories, I’m in the office, making calls to lawyers, emailing RCMP and tracking down sources. After hours, I rely on the public to let me know what’s happening and where. Entering my second winter in Yellowknife since leaving my hometown of Peterborough, Ont., in October 2017, everyday on this beat continues to be challenging, rewarding and fulfilling. Got a story? Call me at (867) 766-8288 or shoot me an email at