Man avoids jail time in assault on common-law partner

by Brendan Burke - March 6, 2018

A 41-year-old man who assaulted his common-law partner in downtown Yellowknife was spared jail time in NWT territorial court Monday. Chief Judge Christine Gagnon handed down a sentence of 12 months probation after the man plead guilty to one count of assault related to a Nov. 12, 2017 incident in the city’s core. Yellowknifer isn’t…

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