32 charges laid in Yellowknife 'drug den' raids
N.W.T. RCMP have laid a total of 32 charges against nine suspects involved in the Yellowknife "drug den" raids Friday morning.
The suspects range in age from 18 to 50, One of the nine is from Yellowknife. Five are from British Columbia, two are from Alberta, and one is from Ontario.
The charges include drug possession, drug trafficking, possession of stolen property, proceeds of crime and firearms-related offences.
Police say a significant amount of marijuana, crack cocaine and other drugs was seized in the raids, as well as cash, firearms and drug paraphernalia.
Police say a final inventory of the marijuana, crack cocaine, firearms, cash and drug paraphernalia is still being undertaken.