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Impaired driver arrested after dangerous events in Kingston’s west end

Those in the Cataraqui North neighbourhood of Kingston’s west end began reporting startling incidents involving an impaired driver narrowly missing both pedestrians and other vehicles just before 10 p.m. on the night of Wednesday, Jun. 23, 2021. According to Kingston Police, local emergency dispatch services began receiving numerous 911 calls

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Kingston woman found asleep at the wheel charged with impaired driving

A local woman reported to police for erratic driving is now facing impaired driving changes after she was located by Frontenac Paramedics passed out behind the wheel in Kingston’s west end. According to Kingston Police, a concerned citizen provided information to police after seeing a Ford Focus swerving “all over

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OPP: 2020 saw less collision, but more traffic fatalities

Although the year saw a significant reduction in traffic on roads patrolled by the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), collisions in 2020 resulted in a higher fatality rate than those collisions that took place in 2019. According to the OPP 2020 collision and fatality data, released on Monday, Mar. 16, 2021,

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Kingston man arrested for impaired driving after fleeing collision with tree

As the snow and wind made for already difficult driving conditions, one local man was arrested after he drove off the road in downtown Kingston and collided with a tree. According to Kingston Police, the man was driving in the 500 block of Rideau Street at approximately 8:05 p.m. on

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Festive R.I.D.E. campaign targets impaired driving

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are running a Festive R.I.D.E. campaign this year, in hopes of preventing impaired driving over the holiday season. Between robust mandatory alcohol screening laws, vigilant citizens and dedicated officers, the Ontario Provincial Police reminds drivers they’ll have plenty to worry about if they choose to

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OPP arrest two impaired drivers on same day in Loyalist Township

On Friday, Nov. 6, 2020, officers from the Lennox and Addington (L&A) County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) arrested two impaired drivers. The first incident occurred at approximately 6 a.m. when officers responded to a two-vehicle collision on Amherst Drive near Loyalist Avenue in Amherstview. According to the

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Contraband worth over $350,000 seized at Collins Bay Institution

Correctional officers and security intelligence officers at Collins Bay Institution seized multiple packages containing contraband and unauthorized items throughout the month of July. According to a press release from Correctional Service Canada (CSC) on Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020, seizures occurred both inside and outside the institution perimeter from suspected throw overs.

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Infectious disease doctor offers advice as Kingston moves into Stage 3

Kingston Frontenac Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) is moving into Stage three of the Provincial Framework for Reopening on Friday, Jul. 17, 2020, giving Kingstonians more choices about where to go and how to behave during the COVID-19 pandemic. The City confirmed Wednesday, Jul. 15 that parents will be able to

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OPP report two Kingstonians arrested for impaired driving over weekend

Members of the Lennox and Addington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were kept busy on Saturday, May 9, 2020, as two Kingstonians were charges with impaired driving in Frontenac County. The first incident occurred at approximately 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 9, 2020, when officers responded to a report of

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Man arrested for impaired driving after collision with hydro box

Kingston police have arrested a man after a collision in the city’s west end resulted in a short power outage in the area. The collision took place on Thursday, Apr. 23, 2020 at approximately 8:55 a.m., when the accused man’s vehicle left the roadway on Woodhaven Drive, striking an electricity

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Kingston woman arrested for impaired driving after multiple collisions

A local woman has been arrested and charged after she caused multiple collisions and drove across the city while impaired. The first incident occurred at approximately 7:25 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. The accused woman was driving in downtown Kingston in the area of Bagot and Barrack Streets when

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Man who struck traffic sign, drove wrong way arrested for impaired driving

After striking a road sign and driving the wrong way on Concession Street, a local man is facing charges and a licence suspension. At approximately 12:20 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, police parked in the area of Concession Street and Leroy Grant Drive heard a loud crash and then

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