Drugs, weapons and cash were rounded up by Yellowknife RCMP last month when a long-term investigation led to the arrest of 14 people, with a total of 44 charges.
Drugs, stabbings, weapons and piles of cash – all have been associated with the 856 gang, the newest player on the proverbial block in Yellowknife.
Residents in Fort Chipewyan helping to do repairs on an elder’s home were shocked last week to find human remains buried near the house.
What could have been a devastating event turned into a day of community building as members of Fort Providence came together to clean the Deh Gah school after it was vandalized.
Police in Fort Smith are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the person or people responsible for two separate crimes that happened in the community last week.
Investigators with the Wood Buffalo RCMP managed to track down a load of marijuana before it was able to fly its way into Fort Chipewyan earlier this month thanks to an anonymous tip.
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