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According to court documents, a Saskatchewan man was described by his ex-wife as “emotionally and psychologically abusive” before allegedly fleeing with his daughter. Saskatchewan RCMP are on the hunt for Michael Gordon Jackson who is charged with abduction in contravention of a custody order.
RCMP are conducting a search for Michael, and Sarah, his seven-year-old daughter with ex-wife Mariecar Jackson. In 2019, the court gave Michael and Mariecar joint custody of Sarah. Her primary residence is with Mariecar.
Justice Wayne McIntyre found that “given Michael’s views that his opinion is the only one that counts…I am of the view that joint custody will only work so long as Mariecar has the final say on all matters.”
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Michael appeared on Live with Laura-Lynn on Rumble in early January, speaking with the host about how he does not want his daughter to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Speaking to 650 CKOM’s John Gormley on Thursday, Mariecar said talking to Michael is “very impossible.”
She wants those who may know where Michael and Sarah are to come forward to the RCMP.
“This is about the wellbeing of my daughter. I don’t know where she is. I don’t know if she’s eating well,” Mariecar told Gormley.
Michael has a son from a previous relationship. The court documents state he pleaded guilty to harassing his son and his son’s mother and received a discharge. Court documents reveal there were a number of times Michael hadn’t returned his daughter to Mariecar when he was scheduled to. Trending Stories On one occasion, Mariecar obtained an order without notice which included a police assist to have Sarah returned to her care.
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Case ‘disheartening’: Retired RCMP officer
A retired RCMP officer said this particular case is disheartening due to the length of time Mariecar has been away from her daughter.
Sherry Lee Benson-Podolchuk’s best advice for anyone helping Jackson is to turn him in.
“When you’re helping someone who is a fugitive, you’re going to be charged. And if anything happens to that child, you can be charged,” Benson-Podulchuk said.
Benson-Podulchuk added that while it would be difficult to do so with a young child, there is a possibility Michael was able to “sneak” across the border with Sarah. 1:47 Quebec coroner rules SQ waited too long to issue Amber Alert for Carpentier sisters Quebec coroner rules SQ waited too long to issue Amber