- Malone Telegram
HAMMOND — An Akwesasne Mohawk reservation resident faces up to five years in federal prison after admitting in federal court that she transported two Chinese citizens who had entered the United States illegally.
Audrey Rae Bush, age not available, pled guilty Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Syracuse to two counts of transporting illegal aliens. She faces a maximum prison sentence of five years and a maximum fine of $250,000 when she is sentenced. She will also forfeit $1,000 she received for transporting the aliens. Sentencing is set for March 16.
Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe
AKWESASNE — The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe has put in place an expanded Native American Preference Policy for the benefit of Native American/Alaska Native-owned businesses and companies. Tribal Council Resolution 2016-82 rescinds a 2007 resolution (TCR 2007-36) that uniformly implemented a 10-percent preferential procurement advantage to Mohawk vendors. In its place, an updated tribal procurement policy is being implemented based on the size of the transaction.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- A new type of medical practice has sprouted up in the Syracuse area that's promoting something most doctors cannot give patients – pot.
A Fayetteville doctor has launched MedMarijuana Consultants, a practice he's advertising on an Interstate 690 billboard.