|Barbara Milne, |
Co-Owner of the Pearl Company
The couple (Santucci and Milne), have earned iconic status in Hamilton for their fierce and relentless battle to clean up the area where they live from prostitution, drug deals and other street crime, in favour of transforming it into an area that celebrates the arts.
Police were called to the scene immediately and detectives have been assigned to the case, Fortunately, Milne and Santucci were reported uninjured save for the shock of the incident. For full details, click here to see The Spec's report, or purchase today's print copy.
In addition to their fight for a transformed neighbourhood, Mr. Santucci has also been advocating for transparency of the Waterfront Trust's finances as well as , most recently, a halt to the planned demolition of Sanford Avenue School.
" I think Gary and Barb have been the best thing for this community", said a neighbour who did not want to be named, to The Spectator. The Hamiltonian shares that sentiment and hopes the Police are able to make an arrest in this matter. The Hamiltonian encourages anyone who has information on this matter, to contact the Police immediately.