OPP Canine Unit apprehend wanted man on Six Nations

SIX NATIONS — OPP’s TRU team and Canine Unit along with Six Nations Police say they have apprehended Brett Elliott.

Elliott, 49, was the subject of a manhunt on the territory for nearly a week and a half.

Six Nations Police Chief Glenn Lickers told Two Row Times Elliott was arrested in the bush between Tuscarora and Chiefswood Road north of Third Line.

At 1 p.m. Tuesday afternoon OPP’s TRU Team and Six Nations Police took Elliot into custody. Police said in a statement he had been “hiding out at a residence on Tuscarora Road.”

Police surrounded that residence and they say that is when Elliott fled from the home into the bush. OPP’s Canine Unit tracked Elliot in an area near 2201 Third Line. He surrendered without incident.

Elliott is facing numerous charges (52) including:

– Possession of Firearm while Prohibited X6
– Fail to Comply with Condition X5
– Flight from Police Officer
– Assault with Intent to Resist Arrest X2
– Possession of Stolen Property Under $5000 X5
– Possession of Stolen Property Over $5000 X15
– Careless Use of Firearm X2
– Possession of Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose X2
– Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
– Possessing Firearm in a Motor Vehicle
– Fail to Appear for Court
– Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of Firearm

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