Grand Forks’ Jessie Makortoff appeared at the city courthouse on drug charges on Tuesday, Feb. 9. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Grand Forks’ Jessie Makortoff appeared at the city courthouse on drug charges on Tuesday, Feb. 9. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Grand Forks man accused of drug trafficking makes city courthouse appearance

The man’s case is due to be heard next at Grand Forks Provincial Court on March 9

A Grand Forks man made a first appearance on major drug charges at the city courthouse Tuesday, Feb. 9.

Thirty-nine-year-old Jessie Makortoff, charged with two counts of drug trafficking late last December, did not enter a plea.

READ MORE: Grand Forks RCMP seize suspected drugs and cash at local address

Makortoff was arrested by Grand Forks RCMP following a traffic stop last October, Sgt. Darryl Peppler told The Gazette.

Judge Phillip Seagram adjourned Makortoff’s case until Grand Forks next circuit court on Tuesday, March 9.


 

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