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David Mcdermott Case

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David McDermott is a 42-year-old man who was found in Ghana, after a three-year manhunt. He was one of Britain’s most wanted fugitives and he was captured in Ghana for his connection to plot to bring £71m worth of cocaine into the UK. McDermott is suspected of being a member of an organized crime syndicate from Liverpool. It is believed that the group is responsible for a failed smuggling operation discovered by the border force at Tilbury Docks in May 2013. In May 2013, the officers had seized 400 kilograms cocaine that was smuggled into the country in a frozen Argentinian beef container. Also, McDermott is wanted for conspiracy to blackmail. Currently, he is held in custody by the Ghanaian authorities. His arrest means that in total, seventy-six out of eighty-six fugitives have now been caught. Canada John Ridsdel is a Canadian that has been held hostage for six months in the Philippine and he is begging for Justin Trudeau’s help. John Ridsdel, along with another Canadian Robert hall, and a…show more content…
The Ministry of Forests, Lands, and Natural Resource Operations is committing 1 million dollars to the development of spruce beetle management plan. The beetle management plan is collaborating with First Nations, local communities, and stakeholders. Also, an additional $850,000 was spent in 2015-2016 year. The spruce beetles feed on the inner bark of weakened or fallen trees, but are also capable to kill healthy trees if there is an outbreak in the area. Currently, there are 156, 000 hectares of forest that in the Omineca Region that has been affected. Some of the factors that have contributed to the increase of the spruce beetle population are the province’s weather patterns. Such as the dry summers, warmer winters, and wind storms. The British Colombia government is closely monitoring the spruce beetles to minimize any impacts on timber supply, the forest industry, and forestry
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