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CSC seize over $200K in contraband at Collins Bay Institution

The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) has seized multiple packages containing contraband and unauthorized items intended to make their way inside Collins Bay Institution. According to CSC, the packages were seized on the perimeter of Collins Bay Institution “as the result of the vigilance of staff members” at approximately 11

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Drugs, cell phones seized after suspected drone drop at Bath Institution

The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) has seized a package of contraband intended to make its way inside Bath Institution. According to CSC, the package was seized “as a result of the assistance of the community and the vigilance of staff members” on Sunday, Mar. 21, 2021. The contraband seized

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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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Smuggling attempt leads to arrest of three outside Bath Institution

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP)-led Joint Forces Penitentiary Squad, under direction of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch, has charged several people after an attempt to smuggle contraband into Bath Institution. According to a release from OPP, dated Monday, Jan. 11, 2021, members of the Pen Squad, assisted by members of

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Multiple packages seized at perimeter of Collins Bay institution

Over the past three weeks multiple packages have been seized at the perimeter of Collins Bay institution, a multi-level security facility. The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) cites “the vigilance of staff members” for the success in keeping these packages out of the general population. The contraband seized included tobacco,

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Seizure of $32,000 of contraband at Collins Bay Institution

A package containing contraband from a suspected throw-over was seized outside the perimeter of the maximum unit at Collins Bay institution at around 9:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 12, 2020. According to the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC), the contraband seized included: marijuana tobacco cigars two (2) cell phones a

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Seizure of packages at Collins Bay Institution totals $64,000

Due to the vigilance of staff members at Collins Bay Institution, two packages were seized on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020 on the perimeter of the Maximum Security Unit. According to a press release from Correctional Service Canada (CSC), dated Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, the seized contraband and unauthorized items included:

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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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Kingston Police warn of ‘smishing’ fraud from alleged mobile carriers

Local police would like the public to be aware that online phishing scams don’t only occur via email – internet criminals also send text messages in an attempt to scam. The use of text messages or short message service (SMS) for phishing attempts is known as “smishing,” Kingston Police said

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Kingstonian cell phone users have ‘worst plans in the world’

  At this moment, I’m betting your cell phone is either in your hand, on the surface beside you, or in a pocket, steps away.  As we all know, cell phone usage now permeates every aspect of daily life. Just ask Sandra Birk*, who started selling mobile devices at the

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Contraband and unauthorized items seized at Collins Bay Institution medium security unit

A package containing unauthorized and contraband items, including over 2,000 grams of tobacco, has been seized at Collins Bay Institution. The seizure took place at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019 in the medium security unit of the institution “as a result of the vigilance of staff members,” according

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Contraband items seized at Collins Bay Institution maximum security unit

Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) is crediting the vigilance of staff members of the seizure of a package containing contraband items at Collins Bay Institution. According to CSC, the package was seized at approximately 6:40 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 3, 2018 on the perimeter of the maximum security unit at

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