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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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Kingston man charged with impaired driving after rollover on Highway 401

A local man is facing charges after police determined he was impaired by alcohol following a crash on Highway 401 over the weekend. The incident occurred on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, just after 2 a.m. Officers with the Lennox and Addington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report

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Kingston woman arrested in Tyendinaga for impaired driving

Police responding to a report of a passed out driver ended up laying charges after finding that driver was impaired by alcohol. Officers from the Lennox and Addington Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to the report of a driver passed out in a vehicle at approximately 8:30

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