Jukasa News Update Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Six Nations Elected Council has filled a vacant seat after this weekend’s by-election.
Kerry Dean Bomberry was chosen to represent District 5, beating out his opponent Nick Wyman by a large percentage of the votes.
This is Bomberry’s fourth term on Elected Council. Bomberry previously represented District Two and Six in the 1980’s and 1990’s.
He will be sworn in at Tuesday’s General Council meeting.
The Grand River Conservation Authority terminated all flood warnings and watches Tuesday morning.
The entire watershed was under flood warnings since February 16.
The GRCA says water levels along the river are receding but remain higher than normal.
Officials are warning that several structures along the watershed sustained serious damage and say riverbanks may have become destabilized during last week’s flooding.
The GRCA are asking the public to stay clear of those structures and banks until municipal safety inspections are concluded.
Six Nations Police have arrested three people after a house was searched for suspicious drug activity last week.
On February 20, Six Nations Police say the search of a Third Line residence revealed significant amounts of cocaine, alcohol, cash and firearms.
Police say the discovery is consistent with drug trafficking.
Three people: 33 year old Charlene Anderson, 35 year old Kyle Gene Johns and 43 year old Bryan MacKenzie were all arrested and charged with drug trafficking and weapons related charges.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police.
Six Nations Police arrested a 46 year old Ohsweken over the weekend for assaulting a woman in the community.
Police say Bradley Laforme caused damage inside the woman’s residence and threatened her with a knife.
He is charged with uttering death threats, assault with a weapon and 2 counts of mischief.
Laforme was held for a bail hearing to answer to those charges.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact police.
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