Jukasa News Update – Thursday November 8, 2018
OPP are urging parents to talk to their teen children after sexually explicit photos of a 13 year old girl were posted to social media.
Police say the girl met a 16 year old male online and began to correspond. During the course of that relationship the male asked the girl for nude photos which she eventually sent.
The girls parents saw the photos and contacted police.
OPP say there has been a marked increase in the number of reports involving youth sending and requesting sexually explicit images or videos over the internet or text messaging.
Police say this kind of peer exploitation can have long and short term dangers – including criminal charges.
Parents are encouraged to have honest and frank discussions with their kids about what self-peer exploitation is, and explain that the images can often end up somewhere they may not want them to be.
Brantford Police had a Brantford highschool on lockdown Wednesday afternoon in the second threat to a school in the city this week. Officers said an anonymous phone call was made to the school threatening the building, staff and students. Police say they placed the building on a hold and secure while an investigation was launched and then evacuated the building.
Police are still investigating the threat and say charges may be pending.
The Native American Journalists Association is calling online media to task after inaccurate reporting claimed Florida’s MAGA Bomber in was a member of the Seminole Tribe.
Several news outlets published that MAGA Bomber Cesar Sayoc Jr. was a member of Florida’s Seminole tribe. The tribe quickly issued a statement saying Sayoc never held tribal citizenship. Immigration documents later surfaced online showing the man may be of Filipino descent.
Sayoc sent a series of pipe bomb parcels to former presidents Barak Obama and Bill Clinton along with other notable Democratic leaders and to newsrooms for CNN.
He was arrested on October 26. The Native American Journalists Association is urging reporters to confirm indigenous identity with tribal offices before publishing indigenous identity.
A driver in Townsend is lucky to be unharmed after their vehicle collided with a cow.
OPP say at around 7pm the driver was travelling on Thomspon Road East between Cockshutt and McLaren Road when the driver collided with a cow that was standing on the roadway.
As a result of the collision, the vehicle sustained extensive damage. The driver of the vehicle and the cow did not sustain any injuries. The animal was returned to its rightful owner.
Police say it’s not always possible to avoid a collision with an animal if it suddenly runs onto the road. But drivers can take sensible precautions to minimize the risk of a collision. Motorists are being urged to drive with caution and within the speed limit and to be aware of their surroundings at all times.
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