Drug ring associate awaits sentencing

A Yellowknife woman who sold fentanyl and cocaine as a “trusted” member of Norman Hache’s expansive drug enterprise will learn her fate next month following a court appearance earlier this week. Thirty-nine-year-old Bonita Bohnet, who pleaded guilty to trafficking fentanyl and conspiring to traffic cocaine in October, appeared before Justice Karan Shaner in NWT Supreme...
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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 editorial@nnsl.com.