Jukasa News Update Thursday, September 20, 2018
Ontario Provincial Police say they’ve charged four people with child luring and child pornography offences
The accused range in age from 17 to 61 and are facing a total of 18 charges between them.
Most of the charges were laid against the 17-year-oldand accused of seven offences including four counts of luring a person under 16 years of age.
The latest national report tracking opioid related deaths says it’s on the rise.
The study shows just over 1,000 apparent opioid-related deaths in Canada from January through March 2018.
The figure marks an increase of five per cent from the same period in 2017, and a 44 per cent jump from the first three months of 2016.
Police have charged an 18-year-old man in the June death of his father.
OPP says officers were called to the 49-year-old man’s home on June 20.
The man was taken to hospital and eventually pronounced dead.
Police would not confirm the cause of death, but said police arrested the man’s 18-year-old son on Tuesday.
The teen is charged with manslaughter.
Police say they are looking for a child who allegedly crashed a car in a parking lot in Guelph.
They say a child, 8 to 10 years old, drove a four-door silver Nissan at 7:50 p.m. Tuesday.
Police say a man sat in the passenger seat and a woman in the back filmed the scene.
They say the car crashed into a parked car at a skate park.
They allege one of the adults then took the wheel and fled.
Police are hoping the public can help identify the three occupants of the car.
A Superior Court judge has approved a class action lawsuit against the Ontario government by former inmates — saying they were inappropriately placed in solitary confinement.
The suit includes inmates diagnosed with severe mental illnesses such as schizophrenia or psychosis who served time in segregation in provincial facilities since Jan. 1, 2009.
The lawsuit alleges the provincial government has been negligent in its use of isolation by leaving prisoners for weeks, months or even years without regard to the consequences.
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