Six Nations Band Councillor Melba Thomas leads anti drug protest

Six Nations Police began the push to arrest wanted man Brett Elgin Elliott Sr., after community members staged an anti-drug protest last week on his property and were met by armed men. The nearby elementary school was closed. Police said Elliott was “considered violent and anti-police.”

Six Nations community calls for action on drugs By: Chris Pimentel Writer A crack pipe, needles with blood, drug baggies, and drug paraphernalia, found on the playgrounds their children play on at IL Thomas Elementary school last week prompted parents to say enough is enough. A peaceful demonstration that began Sunday has now three days later grown into a full police investigation after concerned parents and supporters faced off with an alleged drug dealer and armed individuals from inside the house just a building away from their children’s school. Six Nations police released a statement Sunday saying it received a report of community members gathering at a Cayuga Road residence to protest alleged drug activity. “A number of occupants came out of the residence armed with firearms to confront the…

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