Yellowknife RCMP ask for public’s help in finding wanted man

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Yellowknife RCMP are turning to residents to help locate a city man wanted on an arrest warrant.

Mounties are on the lookout for Gary Taylor, 38, for warrants related to “resisting/obstructing a police officer, possession of cocaine, operating a motor vehicle while disqualified, operating a motor vehicle while pursued by police, assault, mischief under $5,000, failure to attend court and breach of undertaking or recognizance,” the police stated in a news release issued Monday.

Gary Taylor, 38.

Taylor, police say, was last seen in around 12:45 p.m. Monday in downtown Yellowknife near 50 Street and 52 Avenue, states the news release.

Police describe Taylor as an Indigenous male,  5’7” (175 cm). He weighs around 70 kg (155 lbs), with slender build. Taylor has short brown hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with further information relating to the whereabouts of Taylor is asked to call Yellowknife RCMP immediately at 867-669-1111 or contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 nwtnutips.com, click on “submit a web tip”, or text: nwtnutips to 274637.

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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.

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