Jukasa News Update Friday April 26, 2019
Two people were arrested in Brantford after a 23 year old man was shot in the city’s downtown core.
Lori Ruth Ann Staats was arrested after surrendering to police in Brantford on Thursday morning. She is facing charges of aggravated assault, assault with a weapons and dangerous use of a firearm, and use of a firearm with intent to harm
Chad Wray McCombs surrendered to police Thursday afternoon after a brief standoff outside a home in Toronto and in connection to an incident there.
The condition of the victim has not been released.
Brantford Police say there has been a surge of gun violence in the city.
There have been 16 gun related violent crimes so far in 2019 – averaging about one a week.
There have been seven shooting victims and one homicide connected to that spike in instances.
Police officials say a new task force has been established to battle gun-related crimes in the city.
A woman and teen male were arrested on Six Nations Wednesday after clashes with police over an ongoing dumping issue.
Six Nations Police were called to a residence on Fourth Line to check permits on large trucks carrying fill to a lot on Fourth Line.
While officers were checking the trucks, police say two people attempted to interfere with the officers.
40 year old Bobbi-Jo Johnson and a 17 year old male were arrested and charged with obstructing police.
Both were released on a promise to appear with court dates in May.
A new professional lacrosse league is launching on June 1.
The Premier Lacrosse League announced the six team league will play regular season games at the Tim Hortons Field in Hamilton on August 17 and 18th.
This is the 11th stop on the 14 week tour.
12 stops are expected on the inagural tour for the PLL in major market cities.
The games will be presented live to air by NBC, NBC Sports and NBC Sports Gold with the potential to reach 120 million homes.
- Previous Jukasa News Update Wednesday, April 24, 2019
- Next Jukasa News Update Tuesday, April 30, 2019