Trial for woman facing drug trafficking charges begins

The jury trial of a Yellowknife woman, one of nine people arrested in a sweeping 2016 drug trafficking probe, began in NWT Supreme Court Tuesday morning. Serenus Bryan, 51, faces two counts of trafficking a controlled substance. She was arrested in September 2016 as part of Project Green Manalishi – a far-reaching RCMP G Division-led...
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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