Three-year sentence for man caught with stolen restricted guns

A Yellowknife man found to be in possession of numerous stolen and restricted guns during a traffic stop last year was handed a three-year sentence in NWT Supreme Court Thursday. Michael Robert Taylor, 28, was convicted of multiple firearm-related offences in May after he pleaded guilty to one count of transporting restricted firearms without proper...
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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