Mobile Phone

Killer sought via text message broadcast

Police hope the messages will bring forward new evidence and eyewitnesses to the murder of John Hatch last year.

The phones have been identified as being in use on 16 December close to the route Mr Hatch travelled on the night he was killed.

About 7,500 people are expected to receive the messages asking them to contact police.


Dangerous offender

The messages will also direct people to a website to answer a few questions that the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) said would help its officers.

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Minister Gore’s phone disrupts tribunal

The minister who was seated in court had forgotten to switch off her phone after court officials told everyone in court to switch off their phones.

It is a contempt of court to have one’s phone ring during a court sitting.

Minister Gore’s phone rang while counsels were cross examining the main witness called by the  prosecution, flight attendant Sheryl Marjen.

Chairman of the leadership tribunal Justice Goodwin Poole had to order the person whose phone rang before his tribunal to leave the court room immediately.