Jukasa News Update Tuesday, March 13, 2018
OPP’s Canine Unit was called in to investigate an unknown male who entered a Simcoe home over the weekend while the homeowners were watching television.
Police said the homeowners confronted the man immediately and he fled. OPP Canine unit tracked the man, 43 year old Roger Paul Martin.
He was charged with Trespassing and Possession of Cocaine and Methamphetamine.
He is to appear in court to face those charges in Simcoe at a later date.
Police say families should keep safety in mind this March Break.
Warmer temperatures, snow melting and increased precipitation in the area can make rivers, ditches and streams fill up with water. Police say it is important to keep children and pets away from these areas with rising and rushing waters.
Motorists should slow down and keep their eyes peeled for children playing as more students will be out walking, cycling, skateboarding or playing on the streets.
Police are also reminding parents to speak to their children about internet safety for those playing online this break. Ensuring youth don’t give out personal information and never to agree to meet anyone they meet on line.
Haldimand OPP are looking for information from the public after they say a man fled the scene of a car accident.
Police say early Sunday morning a red Chevrolet vehicle struck a parked trailer that was attached to a pickup truck King Street East. The driver of the car fled the area on foot last seen running towards Main Street.
One witness reported seeing a male return to the vehicle. He is described as 18-25 years old, wearing a baseball cap, brown jacket and blue jeans.
A second male, described as wearing a baseball cap and a plaid shirt, was also seen at the vehicle.
The two males were seen trying to push the vehicle but were unsuccessful. They were last seen walking toward Main Street. Police located the registered owner of the vehicle who told police the vehicle had been stolen.
OPP is asking anyone who may have witnessed the collision to call police.
Police say they are still seeking 49 year old Brett Elliott after concluding an investigation of his home on Cayuga Road.
After two and a half days of searching the property police say they have cleared the scene.
A cache of firearms and stolen property were seized in the search. Once police process all items seized during the search, criminal charges will be forthcoming.
Elliott remains at large. Police released a photo of Elliott Monday in their efforts to locate and arrest him. They say he is wanted for his armed confrontation with a group of community members, last Sunday.
Elliott also has a number of outstanding warrants for his arrest.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Elliott is asked to contact the Six Nations Police Service.
- Previous Jukasa News Update, Monday, March 13, 2018
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