Jukasa News Update Monday, October 21, 2019
Justin Trudeau made a final campaign stop in Brantford on Saturday.
The prime minister was greeted by a crowd of nearly 1000 people at Mercasa Little Italy Eatery on Henry Street.
Trudeau said he was supporting Brantford-Brant candidate Danielle Tackacs campaign. A recent poll is predicting Tackacs and conservative incumbent Phil McColeman are neck and neck at 33% each in the riding.
Police are asking for help from the public after an attempted child abduction on Six Nations.
A 7 year old boy told police that an unknown male attempted to abduct him while he was playing outside a residence on Tuscarora Road between Fifth Line and Fourth Line.
Police say the child heard a vehicle pull into the driveway and saw a black four door truck with a blue cap. The person was carrying green tape and a grocery bag with a strawberry on it. Police say the person ran toward the child but fell and the child was able to escape into the residence.
The suspect vehicle was seen leaving northbound on Tuscarora Road.
The suspect is described as a slim, short male — fair skinned with blue eyes. He was wearing a white hooded sweater with black writing on the front, the sweater hood had eye, mouth and nose holes — black shoes and was wearing work gloves.
Police are asking anyone in the area who may have seen anything to contact them.
Six Nations Police say five people are now facing numerous charges after a search warrant was executed at a Cayuga Road home on Thursday.
Police say a cache of weapons, ammunition and drugs were seized including rifles and shotguns, cocaine, oxycontin; and an undisclosed amount of cash.
In addition a stolen pick up truck, camper and stolen ATV were also seized.
Three adults and two youth were arrested and are now facing drugs and weapons charges. Lacey Hill, 37, of Ohsweken; Joseph Powless, 45, of Ohsweken and Louie Adams, 31, of Akwesasne and two unnamed youth were arrested and held for a formal bail hearing.
Six Nations Elected Council announced a new official title and logo on Friday afternoon.
The elected leadership will now be known as Six Nations of the Grand River.
A new purple logo depicting the Haudenosaunee Tree of Peace, Two Row Wampum and Grand River was also released to the public.
In a statement the council says the new logo better reflects Haudenosaunee values and principles and realigns the administration that the council provides to the people of Six Nations.
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