October 17, 2021

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Concerned at St. Joseph-to-Lock, the car of the elected municipal official was set on fire

Alexandra Lawson’s car was set on fire at the entrance to her home Sunday evening.

Police, who were alerted at 10:45 p.m., went to the scene and set up a large security perimeter while waiting for investigators to arrive.

This [véhicule] The cause will be evaluated by our fire visual technician to determine.

A quote:Jean-Philippe Labbe, Inspector, Criminal Investigation Division, Lock des Dukes-Montagn போலீஸ்s Police Board

In light of the first elements, police believe the fire started.

Intimidating?

The mayor of Saint-Joseph-du-Locke, Benoit Brulex, is demanding the intervention of Serto du Quebec.

This is unacceptable, as it is in the Wild West in St. Joseph-du-Lock […] I want to talk to someone who is influential in government. I can not leave the municipal administration like this.

A quote:Benoit Brulex, outgoing mayor of St. Joseph-to-Lock

Mr. According to Brooks, elected municipal officials and the Director General are subject to intimidation.

The director general of the city of Saint-Joseph-to-Lock, Stephen Kiquare, saw two of his vehicles burn down over the weekend. He believes the gesture is related to the municipal election.

The Lock des Dukes-Montagn போலீஸ்s Police Board states that we do not yet know whether this connection was established.

All assumptions are currently in the table […] For now, it is too soon to establish the background or cause of these events.

A quote:Jean-Philippe Labbe, Inspector, Criminal Investigation Division, Lock des Dukes-Montagn போலீஸ்s Police Board

Everyone is in shock. There, we attacked vehicles, but for my situation, the fire was not far from spreading to the house, Stephen Giqur responds.

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It was very unfortunate when we came to my house and we attacked my family, He adds.

Last week, the wife of a city councilor Lost a wheel on the highway. Tests have revealed The bolt is loosened And It is no longer the original bolt Established, the mayor said.

The first magistrate said he had received himself Very confusing anonymous call Two weeks ago.

The city manager and mayor say they have a good idea of ​​who is responsible for these crimes. They say they have spoken to police, but refuse to provide further information so as not to interfere with the investigation.

What they want is probably me and my city council members to resign.

A quote:Benoit Brulex, outgoing mayor of St. Joseph-to-Lock

The mayor wants to run for a third term, It’s okay Current Situations.

With information from Karen Bastian and The Canadian Press