Akwesasne Police & RCMP Nab 282 Pounds of Marijuana 011520

Akwesasne Police & RCMP Nab 282 Pounds of Marijuana 011520

POLICE OPERATION LEADS TO SEIZURE OF 282 LBS. OF CANNABIS MARIHUANA On January 9, 2020, the Akwesasne Mohawk Police Save team were conducting a joint forces operation with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), monitoring activity on the St. Lawrence River. At approximately 5:44 PM, a vessel was observed traveling with no navigation equipment displayed […]

Assault of Taxi Driver Leads to Arrest in Cornwall – #CPS POLICE BLOTTER 011320

Assault of Taxi Driver Leads to Arrest in Cornwall – #CPS POLICE BLOTTER 011320

ASSAULT Cornwall, ON – A 26-year-old Cornwall man was arrested on January 10th, 2020 for assault and breach of probation for failing to keep the peace. It is alleged in November 2019, the man assaulted his step-daughter and police were contacted to investigate. On January 10th, 2020, he was taken into custody, charged accordingly and […]

Firearm Charges in Akwesasne #AMPS Police Blotter 01082020

Firearm Charges in Akwesasne #AMPS Police Blotter 01082020

IMPAIRED OPERATION On Tuesday, December 24, 2019, at 6:00 AM, Akwesasne Mohawk Police received a report of a vehicle parked on the side of the roadway on the area of Hilltop Drive and Third Street in the village of Kana:takon, Akwesasne, Quebec. Police located the vehicle and spoke to a female who appeared to be […]

Gunshots @ Police Cruiser in Akwesasne – Weed War Heating Up! 122019 REWARD

Gunshots @ Police Cruiser in Akwesasne – Weed War Heating Up! 122019  REWARD

AMPS SEEKING PUBLIC’S ASSISTANCE The Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance with an investigation into an incident that occurred in the early morning hours of December 20, 2019 in the village of Kana:takon (St. Regis) At approximately 1:00 AM, the Akwesasne Mohawk Police observed a dark colored Chrysler 300 travelling towards the […]

Akwesasne Police AMPS Seize 67 Pounds of Marijuana 122019

Akwesasne Police AMPS Seize 67 Pounds of Marijuana  122019

TRAFFIC STOP RESULTS IN SEIZURE OF 67 LBS OF CANNABIS On the morning of Wednesday, December 18, 2019, the Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service was conducting traffic enforcement duties in the District of Tsi Snaihne, Akwesasne, Quebec. At approximately 7:30 AM, police observed a vehicle exiting a private laneway and the driver appeared to be covering […]

Akwesasne Police Score Edibles & Oxy’s & 37lbs of Marijuana #AMPS 121019

Akwesasne Police Score Edibles & Oxy’s & 37lbs of Marijuana #AMPS 121019

AKWESASNE MOHAWK POLICE SEIZE CANNABIS, EDIBLES & PILLS On December 9, 2019, the Akwesasne Mohawk Police Marine Unit (SAVE) was conducting pro-active marine patrols on the St. Lawrence River monitoring boating activity. At approximately 4:09 PM, a vessel with no identifiable markings was observed entering the Snye Channel. Police attempted to stop the vessel in […]

Could This Be a Solution for Akwesasne? Property Rights and Prosperity: A Case Study of Westbank First Nation 091719

Could This Be a Solution for Akwesasne?  Property Rights and Prosperity: A Case Study of Westbank First Nation 091719

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — By establishing individual property rights, the Westbank First Nation in British Columbia’s southern Interior has become entrepreneurial and prosperous, finds a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank. “Westbank has created an environment where band members can create wealth that benefits both the […]

Marijuana Politics & Akwesasne. By Jamie Gilcig 080119

Marijuana Politics & Akwesasne. By Jamie Gilcig 080119

Akwesasne has a long history of weed traffic. While many focus on the illegal tobacco smuggling; Marijuana has long been moved through Akwesasne. In fact when this newspaper covered allegations of Fentanyl laced cannabis they were based in Akwesasne. Frightening enough, the EOHU ran to another media squealing that there wasn’t any. All the local […]

Cornwall Canada Day Fireworks Let Down – MCA Chief Abram Benedict Snubs City After Welcome Sign Gesture 070219

Cornwall Canada Day Fireworks Let Down – MCA Chief Abram Benedict Snubs City After Welcome Sign Gesture 070219

One would think that Grand Chief Abram Benedict would have some love and time for the City of Cornwall? After all the city not only agreed to partner on the Chem Tank location with the MCA, but also recently announced that Mohawk would be added to welcome signs to visitors arriving in Cornwall. Chief Carolyn […]

Failures of Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Process by Doug George-Kanentiio 042419

Failures of Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Process by Doug George-Kanentiio 042419

Akwesasne Mohawk Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission, that $60,000,000 effort designed to address the “cultural genocide” we, the former ‘inmates’ of the residential schools experienced is a failure.  Since it began operations in 2008 the Commission has crossed Canada, heard the testimony of 6,500 people and published two volumes of its findings. It has made […]

Akwesasne Resident Charged w Marijuana Bust @ CBSA Crossing in Cornwall 030719 #CCPS

Akwesasne Resident Charged w Marijuana Bust @ CBSA Crossing in Cornwall 030719 #CCPS

POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, BREACH Cornwall, ON – Aronhientha Benedict-Oakes, 22, of Akwesasne was arrested on March 6th, 2019 and charged with the following: • Possession of over 30 grams of cannabis in a public place• Breach of undertaking (for failing to keep the peace)• Breach of recognizance (for possessing drugs, for having the […]

The Cannabis Controversy Among the Mohawks by Doug George-Kanentiio Akwesasne Mohawk 022819

The Cannabis Controversy Among the Mohawks by Doug George-Kanentiio Akwesasne Mohawk  022819

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CRTF Nabs Nearly 2 Tons of Tobacco @ CAS in Cornwall Ontario 021419

CRTF Nabs Nearly 2 Tons of Tobacco @ CAS in Cornwall Ontario 021419

1.9 Metric tons of contraband tobacco seized as determined task force nets back-to-back seizures (Cornwall, ON) On the evening of February 4, 2019, members of the Cornwall Regional Task Force (CRTF) were conducting a border integrity operation along the north shore of the St. Lawrence River when a trio of snowmobiles were observed travelling without headlights and approaching the […]

Cheque Kiting & Credit Carding In Cornwall Ontario #CCPS 011119

Cheque Kiting & Credit Carding In Cornwall Ontario #CCPS 011119

FRAUD UNDER $5000, POSSESSION OF PROPERTY OBTAINED BY CRIME, THEFT UNDER $5000, THEFT OVER $5000, UTTER A FORGED DOCUMENT, UNLAWFUL USE OF CREDIT CARD, POSSESSION OF A WEAPON FOR A DANGEROUS PURPOSE, POSSESSION OF A PROHIBITED WEAPON, CARRY A CONCEALED WEAPON Cornwall, ON – Kristen Burnell, 20, of Cornwall, was arrested on January 10th, 2019 […]

First Nation’s Protest Slows Traffic on 401 #OPP Advisory 011119

First Nation’s Protest Slows Traffic on 401 #OPP Advisory 011119

The OPP are advising that there are slow downs on the 401 Westbound near Iroquois and Cardinal. This is part of a National protest including activists from Akwesasne. Advisory – Slowdown on #Hwy401 wstbnd in the Iroquois/Cardinal area. Protest activities slowing the flow of traffic. Motorists should check ahead for road advisories and monitor local […]

St. Regis Mohawks Go After Monsanto – Join Legal Complaint 112618

St. Regis Mohawks Go After Monsanto – Join Legal Complaint 112618

Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe Joins Lawsuit Against Monsanto Corporation Seeks Justice for Tribal Members Diagnosed with Cancer AKWESASNE — The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe joined a legal complaint against the Monsanto Corporation and its corporate successors that alleges exposures suffered by the Tribe and individual tribal members to polychlorinated biphenyls (“PCBs”) have increased their risk of […]

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