Jukasa News Update – Thursday, February 10, 2022
Two Ohsweken men are facing weapons charges after they were stopped by police in the village.
At around 2am on February 5 — police were stopped by a resident saying there were two suspicious males in the area. Officers saw a black pickup truck in the parking lot of a business on 4th Line.
When police approached the vehicle, two men came out and said they ran out of gas and asked for a ride home. Police recognized the driver had outstanding arrest warrants. He was taken into custody after trying to flee from police.
Police found two firearms and ammunition inside the truck. Landon Thomas-Henry, 20, of Ohsweken and Cameron Hunter Reid, 20, of Ohsweken are both facing weapons charges.
Thomas-Henry is facing additional charges on outstanding warrants for Assault with a weapon.
One man is arrested and police are looking for a female suspect for an attempted break and enter and car theft in Ohsweken.
On February 4 Six Nations Police responded to a report of a car theft in progress and found a male suspect attempting to break into a home on Bicentennial Trail with a weapon in his hand. The victims reported to police that a female suspect was also there but left.
Police arrested the male for Break and Enter and Theft of a Motor Vehicle. Police search the male and located scissors, a small bottle of unknown pills, a phone, and 2 knives on his person.
John Alexander Hill – 31 years of Ohsweken, was held for a bail hearing.
Police continue to investigate for the female suspect.
Police say three people from Ohsweken are facing significant drug charges after a search at a store on Tuscarora Road and a residence on First Line.
Children were present at the location on First Line and Six Nations child protection agency Ogwadeni:deo was called in by police to assist.
During their investigation, police uncovered oxycodone, hydromorphone, cocaine in baggies, scales, drug packaging, cellphones and Canadian currency.
As a result, a 22 year old female, a 35 year old male and a 49 year old female are facing drug trafficking charges.
Police did not release the names of any of the accused.
On February 2, Haldimand County OPP responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Argyle Street South in Caledonia.
While speaking with the driver, signs of alcohol consumption were detected. The individual was transported to an OPP detachment for additional testing.
As a result of the investigation, Omar Deen KURD, 30-years-old, of Six Nations of the Grand River First Nation is charged with impaired driving.
He is set to appear in court at a later date to answer to the charges.
Four more people from Six Nations have lost their lives to COVID-19. Six Nations announced the deaths along with 35 active COVID cases currently with 13 new cases reported in the last 7 days.
Currently there are 136 people in self isolation and 5 people in hospital.
Six Nations is staying steady at 70% of all cases occurring in unvaccinated people.
New to the statistics update is a notice that Ohsweken Public Health is not tracking variants.
Over the course of the pandemic there have been just under 1500 people at Six Nations who have been confirmed they have had the virus — though public health officials say the reported numbers do not reflect the actual case numbers of Omicron as testing standards have changed and backlogs have prevented confirmation by PCR testing.
In total, 23 people from Six Nations have died since the beginning of the pandemic.
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