UPDATED: ‘They used me,’ testifies great-grandmother accused of drug trafficking

by Brendan Burke - September 20, 2018

Vitaline Lafferty, a 79-year-old great-grandmother accused of possessing thousands of dollars worth of drugs destined for sale in Yellowknife, testified Wednesday she was an unwitting participant in a planned pickup arranged by family members. “They used me,” a soft-spoken Vitaline said. “They wrecked my name.” Vitaline’s daughter, Marie-Anne Lafferty, sat just feet away in NWT…

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