Akwesasne Police issue warrants for three men connected to home invasion.

THREE MEN WANTED FOR HOME INVASION ATTACK (Press Release: Mohawk Council of Akwesasne) The Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service has laid aggravated assault charges against three men after a man was beaten inside his home this past Sunday, February 11, 2018.   The Akwesasne Mohawk Police were called to investigate a situation where a man had arrived at a residence late in the afternoon showing signs of obvious injuries.   When police responded to investigate, they found drops of blood leading into the residence, which assisted police in determining that the man suffered his injuries elsewhere. It was confirmed that the man had been attacked and beaten inside his home; he was able to fight off his attackers and escape to this location.   Limited information was formed upon initial contact with the victim who was transported to a hospital for treatment of his wounds.   Eventually, investigators identified that the attack began

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THREE MEN WANTED FOR HOME INVASION ATTACK (Source: Press Release from Mohawk Council of Akwesasne) The Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service has laid aggravated assault charges against three men after a man was beaten inside his home this past Sunday, February 11, 2018.   The Akwesasne Mohawk Police were called to investigate a situation where a man had arrived at a residence late in the afternoon showing signs of obvious injuries.   When police responded to investigate, they found drops of blood leading into the residence, which assisted police in determining that the man suffered his injuries elsewhere. It was confirmed that the man had been attacked and beaten inside his home; he was able to fight off his attackers and escape to this location.   Limited information was formed upon initial contact with the victim who was transported to a hospital for treatment of his wounds.   Eventually, investigators identified that

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Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Police Blotter: 02/01/2018

On 01-29-2018 Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Police ticketed Mathew B. Thomas 30 of Hogansburg, NY for inadequate brake light. Ticket is returnable to Tribal Court on 02-19-2018. On 01-29-2018 Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Police ticketed Philip N. Francis 31 of Hogansburg, NY for uninspected motor vehicle. Ticket is returnable to Tribal Court on 02-26-2018. On 01-29-2018 Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Police ticketed Phillip W. Gray 57 of Hogansburg, NY for speed in zone 62-45 mph zone. Ticket is returnable to Tribal Court on 02-12-2018. On 01-29-2018 Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Police ticketed Kaylee R. Jacco 26 of Akwesasne, NY for inadequate tail light, aggravated unlicensed operation 3rd degree- misdemeanor and unlicensed operation. Tickets are returnable to Bombay Town Court on 02-13-2018. On 01-30-2018 Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Police ticketed Mary F. Terrance 34 of Massena, NY for speed in zone 51-35 mph zone. Ticket is returnable to Tribal Court on 02-26-2018.

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Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Police Blotter: 01/18/2018

On 01-12-2018 Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Police ticketed Kayloni A. Delormier 29 of Rooseveltown, NY for speed in zone 54-35 mph zone. Ticket is returnable to Tribal Court on 01-29-2018. On 01-15-2018 Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Police ticketed Mason B. Panuelo 18 of Hogansburg, NY for speed unreasonable and prudent. Ticket is returnable to Tribal Court on 02-05-2018. On 01-15-2018 Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Police ticketed Conrad L.A. Phillips 47 of Hogansburg, NY for speed in zone 53-35 mph zone. Ticket is returnable to Tribal Court on 02-05-2018. On 01-16-2018 Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Police ticketed Jordan D. Francis 33 of Hogansburg, NY for unregistered motor vehicle. Ticket is returnable to Tribal Court on 02-05-2018. On 01-16-2018 Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Police arrested Tyler A. Valdez 20 of Norfolk, NY for an active bench warrant. Mr. Valdez was arraigned at the Bombay Town Court and given a return date of

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Suspicious fire at A’nonwara’kowa arena forces closure for remainder of winter season

The A’nowara’kowa Arena will be closed for remainder of the winter/ice season says the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne(MCA) who announced the news last week via press release, after a fire occurred in one of the locker rooms.. On Friday, January 19, 2018 at approximately 3 p.m., the Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service (AMPS) and Hogansburg-Akwesasne Volunteer Fire Department (HAVFD) were dispatched to a report of a fire at the arena, located on Phillip Hopps Memorial Road, Kawehno:ke (Cornwall Island.) No set time frame to re-open has been identified, but officials say smoke damage and soot throughout most of the arena may take several weeks to months to repair and clean. MCA says An opening date for the spring will be announced when determined. At this time, the fire has been deemed suspicious and is under investigation. The building was safely evacuated, and staff and fire crews acted quickly to contain the fire. “We are

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SCAM ALERT – Revenue Canada impersonation

Residents of Akwesasne have been reporting that they are receiving phone calls from a person posing as an employee of the Canada Revenue Agency. This is a well known scam where the scammer on the line impersonates an employee of the Canada Revenue Agency and demands that a monetary penalty be immediately paid or the resident will face immediate arrest. The scammer will ask that the money either be transferred via Western Union or other cheque cashing service. The Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service is aware of the scam and it has been reported to the Canadian Anti Fraud Center and the Canada Revenue Agency. Residents of Akwesasne are reminded to never give out any personal or banking information over the phone and not to transfer any monetary funds. Residents should always contact the Canada Revenue Agency at 1-800-959-8281 if they receive a call asking them for personal information or saying

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Tribe responds to community concerns — proposed ‘Streetlight Plan’ in Akwesasne under development .

Akwesasne community members have expressed concerns at the monthly tribal meetings, and other venues, on the need for improved street lighting. As a result, the Tribe’s Planning & Infrastructure Department is seeking community input on a proposed plan to expand street lighting throughout the southern portion of Akwesasne. A streetlight plan is under development for the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe(SRMT) as they continue to improve and enhance public safety through assorted community infrastructure projects. According to a news release sent out by the SRMT, the proposed streetlights will be similar to those currently located at the entrance of the Akwesasne Housing Authority, which incorporates LED lighting. National Grid will install the streetlights at no cost to the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe however; the Tribe will be responsible for paying the annual cost for electricity, which is dependent on the total number of lights and their lighting output (lumens). “The Saint Regis

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Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Police Blotter: 01-04-2018

On 12-28-2017 Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Police ticketed John J. Jolly 53 of Essex, VT for speed in zone 51-35 mph zone. The ticket is returnable to Tribal Court on 01-22-2018. On 12-28-2017 Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Police ticketed Margaret R. Thompson 38 of Akwesasne, NY for following too close. The ticket is returnable to Tribal Court on 01-08-2018. On 12-28-2017 Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Police ticketed Alisha P. Nason 26 of North Bangor, NY for endangering the welfare of a child- class a misdemeanor. The ticket is returnable to Bombay Town Court on 01-23-2018. On 12-29-2017 Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Police ticketed Barbara Dombek 53 of Orleans, Ontario for speed in zone 53-35 mph zone. The ticket is returnable to Tribal Court on 01-15-2018. On 12-29-2017 Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Police ticketed Bryan M. Gravlin 32 of Massena, NY for aggravated unlicensed operation 3rd degree-misdemeanor and inadequate brake light. Tickets

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Saint Regis Mohawk Police Blotter 12/27/2017

On 12-16-2017 Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Police ticketed Shirley A. Bourque 39 of Hogansburg, NY for obstructed plates and aggravated unlicensed operation 3rd degree-misdemeanor. Tickets are returnable to Bombay Town Court on 01-16-2018. On 12-16-2017 Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Police ticketed Viola A. Thompson 41 of St. Regis, Quebec for unlawful possession of marijuana. Ticket is returnable to Bombay Town Court on 01-23-2018. On 12-16-2017 Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Police ticketed Carolyn L. Gainger 39 of Stittsville, Ontario for disobey a traffic sign. Ticket is returnable to Tribal Court on 01-22-2018. On 12-16-2017 Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Police ticketed Thomas E. Lajoy 54 of Moores Forks, NY for disobey traffic sign. Ticket is returnable to Tribal Court on 01-22-2018. On 12-17-2017 Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Police arrested Marty J. Dupra 34 of Ft. Covington, NY for driving while intoxicated- operate motor vehicle .08 of 1% or more-d felony, driving while intoxicated

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SAVE — the Anti-smuggling patrol unit coming to Akwesasne in 2018

The provincial government has promised to pay $1.5 million to the Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service(AMPS) to help establish a Snowmobile, All-terrain vehicle, and Vessel Enforcement Unit(SAVE) as a two-year pilot project. AMPS announced the news during the Mohawk Council’s general community meeting in December, that it would be getting a dedicated anti-smuggling patrol unit after they signed a deal with the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services on Nov. 15. The Mohawk community of Akwesasne is situated on an international border between two countries, Canada and the United States, and the two provinces of Quebec and Ontario, and law enforcement officials say it is known to be a high traffic area for smuggling. “The objective of the SAVE unit will be to reduce the smuggling of drugs, weapons, humans, alcohol and tobacco through the community of Akwesasne by detaining and arresting persons involved in these activities and organized crime,”

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