Yellowknife man charged following assault at downtown residence

A 22-year-old man was arrested by Yellowknife RCMP late Friday evening after police say he assaulted another man. Karl James Gardlund, of Yellowknife, was charged with aggravated assault after officers responded to a call for service at a downtown residence. A 23-year-old Whitehorse man was assaulted outside of the residence and required medical attention at...
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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