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Contraband seized at Collins Bay Institution after suspected throw-over

The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) has released information regarding the seizure of two packages containing contraband and unauthorized items at Collins Bay Institution. According to CSC, the two packages were seized “as the result of the vigilance of staff members” at the medium security unit of the Institution on

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CSC reports large seizure of drugs, weapons, prohibited items

Two packages have been seized on the grounds of Collins Bay Institution which contained large amounts of drugs, as well as weapons, electronics, and other prohibited items. According to the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC), the packages containing contraband and unauthorized items were seized on Saturday, May 16, 2020, “as

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Police warn public of stolen cellphone scam at downtown night clubs

Kingston Police are advising residents on how to handle being contacted about their stolen cellphones after an influx of calls regarding phones stolen at downtown nightclubs. According to Const. Ash Gutheinz, Media Relations Officer for Kingston Police, the local police have received a number of calls regarding cellphones stolen from

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Additional charges laid following drone interception at Collins Bay Institution

After authorities successfully intercepted a shipment of contraband at Collins Bay Institution, the Ontario Provincial Police held a press conference at the Institution. on Friday, Jan. 31, 2020 to disclose what contraband was seized, as well as subsequent arrests and charges. The shipment of contraband was intercepted on at approximately

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Lockdown ended at Collins Bay Institution medium security unit

According to Correctional Service Canada (CSC), the lockdown at the medium security unit of Collins Bay Institution has ended. The lockdown, which was put in place on Wednesday, Jul. 31, 2019 to allow for an exceptional search of the unity, ended on Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, CSC said in a

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Two packages containing contraband items seized at Collins Bay Institution

  Correctional Service Canada (CSC) is crediting “the vigilance of staff members” for the seizure of two packages found on the grounds of Collins Bay Institution. Both packages contained contraband and unauthorized items, and were seized at approximately 6:05 a.m. on Friday, Jun. 7, 2019, according to CSC. One package

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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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Man caught after stealing from car trunk results in ongoing police investigation

Kingston Police are continuing to investigate after a young man of no fixed address was arrested over the weekend. At approximately 12:45 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018, officers responded to a suspicious activity call on Ellerbeck Street, where they met a man dressed in dark clothing carrying a bag

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Contraband including over a kilogram of marijuana seized at Collins Bay Institution

Contraband and unauthorized items with a combined estimated $115,000 institutional value have been seized from the medium security yard at Collins Bay Institution. According to a press release from Correctional Service Canada (CSC), “several packages” containing the contraband and unauthorized items were seized at approximately 9: 30 p.m. on Sunday,

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