‘I just don’t think that’s right’: frustration mounts over street-side bike sale

If Lloyd Thrasher is to be believed, the notorious criminal has turned over a new leaf and his street-side bike-selling enterprise is a legitimate business. That’s what Thrasher says as angry commentators on Facebook accuse him of stealing bikes, or parts of them, after pictures on social media began to circulate showing him selling bicycles...
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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.