Mohawk protestor Shawn Brant arrested for role in rail blockade

Posted: May 6, 2007 in Deseronto, Headlines, OPP, Terrorism

The spokesman in (Edit: LEADER OF) a Mohawk protest at a Deseronto quarry has been arrested.

Shawn Brant turned himself in to Napanee OPP this morning accompanied by lawyer Peter Rosenthal. Brant was arrested for mischief, disobeying a court order and breach of recognizance in connection with a 30-hour blockade of a CN rail line April 20. The warrant was issued April 25.  “I find it astonishing that the OPP would proceed with these charges,” said Rosenthal.

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