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Public Health warns of high risk of drug overdose in KFL&A

An extremely toxic batch of drugs circulating in the Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) region, prompting the local Health Unit to issue a warning to local residents. According to Public Health, drug toxicology reports from recent weeks indicate the presence of fentanyl, carfentanil, and benzodiazepine analogues in the local

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Kingston Police execute largest seizure of carfentanil, arrest four

Kingston Police Street Crime Unit, Drug Enforcement Unit and the Emergency Response Unit, executed warrants and arrested four parties in connections with drug trafficking and illegal weapons possession. According to a release from Kingston Police dated Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021, in late January 2021, members of the Kingston Police Street

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OPP warn public of purple fentanyl in Lennox and Addington

The Lennox and Addington County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and the OPP Community Street Crime Unit have issued a warning to the public after finding purple fentanyl in the community shortly after a Public Health warning of a toxic batch of drugs still circulating in KFL&A. The

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Drug warrant in Amherstview leads to two arrests

Two men from Amherstview are facing multiple charges after Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) executed a search warrant early today. Officers from the Lennox and Addington County detachment of the OPP executed a controlled drugs and substances act search warrant at an Addington Street address in Amherstview. As a result, investigators

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KFL&A Public Health warns of presence of carfentanil and fentanyl locally

Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health has issued a warning regarding the increased potential for illicit drugs being contaminated with fentanyl and carfentanil. “Since February 2019, local data has identified an increase in the presence of carfentanil and fentanyl circulating in the KFL&A community, which may be contaminating

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