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Man charged after assaulting emergency room staff in Picton

A Prince Edward County man is facing a laundry list of charges after Police in Picton responded to a disturbance on Sunday, April 18, 2021.  Police say when officers arrived a begin their investigation they noticed the man had been struck with a wooden stake which left him with minor

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Greater Napanee enters three-year marketing agreement with Bay of Quinte

During a Regular Greater Napanee Council meeting on Tuesday, March 23, council committed to a nearly $25,000 annual membership, for the next three years, that would increase tourism and residential attractions in the area. With the 2021 budget already set, council moved to allocate monies in order to adjust for

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What’s that stench? Foul-smelling crime scene leaves two men behind bars

Two men are facing several charges after it is alleged they were trespassing on private property while looking through parked cars early Monday morning in the Curtis Street area of Picton.  However, the pair may also have had an odor to them. A portable toilet near a construction site was

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Picton residents charged after drug investigation

Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) East Region Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) stopped a vehicle in Belleville, on Wednesday Jan. 13, 2021 as a result of an ongoing drug investigation. As a result of the investigation, officers located and seized a quantity of cocaine, hydromorphone, four cellular phones,

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Lyndhurst man in custody after 401 pursuit, fleeing police

A 31-year-old is currently in custody awaiting a bail hearing after he was involved in a police pursuit on Highway 401 in a stolen vehicle, and was tracked down by a canine unit after fleeing police. According to the Lennox and Addington Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), a

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OPP arrest man in relation to historic sexual assaults involving a minor

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have arrested a Belleville man in relation to historic sexual offences that occurred in Picton, according to the Prince Edward County OPP. Officers with the OPP began looking into a report of historical sexual assaults on Wednesday, Apr. 8, 2020. The incidents are alleged to

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Update: Located – Kingston Police searching for missing man

Update (Tuesday, Apr. 14, 2020): According to Kingston Police, Stephen Kent has been located safely. On Monday, Apr. 13, 2020, Kent was located at approximately 4:30 p.m. by a new recruit with Kingston Police. The new recruit had previous experience working with the local police as a Special Constable, and

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Trillium gymnasts take lead podium positions at Quinte Bay Classic meet

The weekend from Friday, Feb. 28 to Sunday, Mar. 1, 2020 was a busy one for the athletes with Trillium Gymnastics Club. The gymnasts travelled to Belleville to the 2020 Quinte Bay Classic, a Women’s Artistic Gymnastics (WAG) qualifying event. The event was the third qualifier for Provincial Optional Gymnasts

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CN, VIA Rail announce shutdown of services

Both CN and VIA Rail have announced shutdowns of services on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020 citing the blockades – particularly in Ontario – as reason for the decision. CN said it has “been forced to initiate a disciplined and progressive shutdown of its operations in Eastern Canada,” which will include

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CN forced to shut down parts of rail network, obtained injunctions

The Canadian National Railway Company (CN) has announced that it will be “forced to shut down significant parts of its Canadian network imminently” unless the blockades on its rail lines are removed. The announcement came from CN on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, and notes that the individuals blocking the lines

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VIA advises travellers to use other modes of transportation in coming days

As day six of the demonstration in solidarity with Wet’suwet’en territory continues just outside of Shannonville, VIA Rail has cancelled another day of train activity in the area. “Due to the blockade near Belleville (Ontario), VIA Rail wants to inform its passengers that all departures today, February 11 are cancelled

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