Arrest Warrant Issued For Demonstrator
NAPANEE, ON, June 29 – On Thursday, June 28th, 2007, at approximately 9:15 p.m., a blockade was erected on County Road 2 at Wyman’s Road near Deseronto, in Tyendinaga Township.
A warrant of arrest has been issued for Shawn BRANT, 43 years of Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory for mischief and breach of recognizance contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada in relation to this blockade.
“The OPP recognizes the impact these events may have on individual travel plans,” said OPP Commissioner Julian Fantino. “We take all disruptions seriously and will use a measured response that must take into consideration the safety of the public, the demonstrators and the police.”
The OPP respects lawful, peaceful protest but will not tolerate criminal activity.
The situations in the Deseronto and surrounding areas are being monitored. The public are encouraged to follow their local media reports.
For further information: Sgt. Kristine Rae, (613) 284-2687 or (613) 284-2424