A year-long investigation named “Project Gloomiest” has resulted in charges for 15 people. Northwest Territories RCMP has revealed in a press release that they have seized 1425 grams of cocaine and two firearms along with the charges due to their investigation into the cocaine trade in Yellowknife.
The Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada found suspicious movements of money believed to be linked to drug trade. Their information was passed to RCMP sparking the investigation. After investigating into a primary suspect, the case expanded to several people in connection to the suspect. In the investigation, RCMP executed two search warrants.