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Akwesasne Mohawk takeover of border post ends with arrest

Stacey Boots arrested by Akwesasne Mohawk Police, March 22, 2014.

Stacey Boots arrested by Akwesasne Mohawk Police, March 22, 2014.

By Todd Hambleton, Cornwall Standard Freeholder, March 22, 2014

CORNWALL ISLAND – Akwesasne Mohawk Police defused a potential showdown just before noon on Saturday, arresting activist Stacey Boots.

Boots, of Akwesasne, had announced to media outlets his plan to march with other activists on the former Canada Border Services Agency customs house, but it never happened. Read the rest of this entry