Jukasa News Update – Wednesday, December 12, 2018
OPP say a 15 year old female is facing charges after the girl brought opioids to her school.
The girl is a student at Delhi District High School and police say staff at the school reported the girl had opioids and cannabis in her possession while at school.
Police say the girl is now charged with possession of opioids and underage possession of cannabis.
Her name cannot be released under the Youth Criminal Justice Act.
Brant County OPP, Fire and Ambulance Services are holding open collection dates to gather toy, food and cash donations in the county.
Volunteers will be stationed at Food Town in St. George, Foodland in Burford and Sobeys and NoFrills in Paris from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday December 15 and Sunday December 16. All donations are going to the Paris Christmas Hampers program.
The Ontario government says Indigenous people will no longer have to swear allegiance to the Queen while being sworn into municipal office.
An alternate oath is being offered after an Indigenous councillor-elect in a northern Ontario town was forced to vacate his recently won seat because he wouldn’t pledge allegiance to the Queen.
Municipal Affairs Minister Steve Clark says he was made aware of the case and asked ministry staff to create an alternate oath that would better reflect the views of Indigenous people.
OPP say a body recovered in Charlotteville is that of a Niagara Region man who was reported missing in early November.
Norfolk County Police say two hunters found the mans body through a wooded lot off Front Road and called 911.
The victim has been identified as 65 year old Hugh Jones.
A post mortem exam was held after the man’s body was discovered. Police say the death is not being treated as suspicious and no foul play is suspected.
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