Jukasa News Update – Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Police say one person has died after a two-vehicle crash in Caledonia on Monday afternoon.
The crash took place on Highway 54, around 2:30 p.m., when an SUV that was turning was hit by a black pickup truck.
Police say a person in one of the vehicles was pronounced dead at the scene.
Three people in the second vehicle, including an infant, were taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Police are asking anyone who may have witnessed the crash to contact them.
Police say a naked man was arrested after three women found him in the home they were supposed to be renting.
Investigators say the women were renting a home in Kingston through an online service, and when they arrived they saw a fully clothed man in the home.
They left, assuming he was the previous renter, and when they came back he was naked.
Officers say the man went so far as to come to the door fully nude and stand in the doorway.
They say the women contacted the person who was renting out the home, who confirmed that nobody else was supposed to be there.
The 36-year-old man was arrested and taken into custody while he was still naked, and was charged with being unlawfully in a dwelling.
OPP say alcohol and drugs were a factors in the deaths of 39 people this year on OPP-patrolled roads.
From January 1 to mid-October 2018, the OPP laid more than 6,700 impaired driving charges across the province, 283 of which were impaired by drugs.
Police are reminding the public that it is never ok to drive impaired, whether by alcohol or drugs.
Ontario has a zero tolerance policy for impaired young, novice and commercial drivers.
OPP in Norfolk County say they arrested a 49 year old man after he brought a large quantity of Cannabis into the Simcoe courthouse.
The man was screened on Friday morning by security officers when he tried to enter the building carrying cannabis. He was arrested without incident.
49 year old Micheal Shaune Boughner was charged with possession to sell under the Cannabis Act.
He is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Simcoe at a later date.
A 23-year-old Brantford man has died in a single-vehicle crash early Saturday morning.
Brantford Police, fire and paramedics were dispatched to Spalding Drive at Ballantyne Drive at about 3 a.m. on Saturday morning and found two male occupants in the vehicle.
Police say an adult male passenger was treated at Brantford General Hospital for minor injuries, and later released.
The other male, 23 year old Dakota Liam Miller of Brantford succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police are asking anyone who may have information to assist with the investigation, to contact them.
Brantford Police say two local men are under arrest and facing a long list of weapons and drug charges after a city home was investigated by Brantford Police Service’s Street Crimes Unit.
A 21 year old Brantford man and a 31 year old male from Paris were arrested after police uncovered nearly $15,000 of methamphetamine and a large cache of guns at a Dublin Street residence.
The pair are now in custody and facing 13 drug trafficking, theft and weapons charges.
Canada’s federal government has passed emergency legislation forcing Canada Post workers back on the job.
The back to work legislation was passed Monday by the Senate putting it up for royal assent a short time later.
Officials say Bill C-89 was passed 53-25 and was a last resort to end rolling strikes and a national backlog of mail interruptions.
Canada’s Union of Postal Workers and Canada Post could not reach a new collective bargaining agreement in negotiations lasting over a year.
The order is expected to take effect at noon ET on Tuesday.
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