Jukasa News Update – Monday July 23, 2018
The Attorney General has filed to appeal into the acquittal of Peter Khill for the shooting death of Jonathan Styres.
Six Nations Justice Department made the announcement Friday just after noon.
Khill admitted to shooting Styres twice in the driveway of his Binbrook home when he believed Styres was trying to steal his truck.
Khill was ruled “not guilty” by a Hamilton jury that included no indigenous people.
Two people died and a child was in hospital Sunday night after a mass shooting in Toronto’s Danforth neighbourhood.
A man wearing all black was shown in a cellphone video posted to social media Sunday night of the suspected shooter.
Police say one young woman died and thirteen other victims were injured in the shooting. The child is described as about 8 or 9 years old. Police said the gunman was also dead but did not say if he shot himself or was shot by police.
The provinces special investigations unit has been called in to assist with investigations.
A Hamilton man is facing charges after officers seized a large quantity of fentanyl in Brantford.
They say officers investigating drug activity at a Brantford motel on Wednesday arrested two men wanted on outstanding warrants.
One was additionally charged with assaulting police after allegedly attempting to spit on an officer and with possession for the purpose of trafficking after prescription pills were seized.
Investigators say the motel room used by one of the accused was searched on Thursday and officers seized more than 76 grams of fentanyl and a small amount of marijuana.
North Dakota is demanding $38 million from the federal government to reimburse the state for costs associated with policing protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline.
An administrative claim was filed on Friday against the Army Corps of Engineers, saying the agency allowed protesters to illegally camp for months on federal land.
If the claim isn’t paid or settled in six months, the state says it will sue in federal court.
761 arrests were made by police during the occupation of the pipeline from August 2016 to February 2017.
The pipeline began moving oil a year ago, but American Indian tribes are still fighting it in court.
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