Man arrested after RCMP seize cache of alcohol, cash downtown

A man was arrested in downtown Yellowknife Tuesday after police seized a cache of alcohol and cash. At around 9: 15 a.m., members of Yellowknife RCMP general investigative section (GIS) spotted suspicious activity in the area of 50 Ave and 49th St. Officers approached the area – a vacant parking lot – and intercepted “what appeared...
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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