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Two women charged after assault on elderly woman in Perth

By Marshall Healey, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Two women face charges of robbery and assault in connection with an assault on an elderly woman in Perth last month. The charges stem from an incident on Wilson Street East in the early afternoon on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021. Lanark County Ontario

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Kingston Police lay charges at William Street party

Kingston Police have issued a Reopening Ontario Act notice after a party of 30 to 40 people took place in the University District late last week. According to Const. Ash Gutheinz, Media Relations Officer for Kingston Police, police responded to the gathering at approximately 12:35 on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2020.

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Queen’s responds to new COVID-19 case and issues of partying

Queen’s University has confirmed that another student within residence has tested positive for COVID-19, marking five cases confirmed this week within the University community. On Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020, Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addingston (KFL&A) Public Health confirmed three new cases of the virus in the region. One of those

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Kingston Police Homecoming 2019 statistics

Kingston Police have released a complete overview of the arrests and charges laid over Queen’s Homecoming Weekend 2019 on Friday, Oct. 11, Saturday, Oct. 14, 2019. During this time, Kingston Police arrested a total of 22 people, issued 128 provincial charges, processed two criminal charges, and continue to investigate two

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Kingston Police ‘disappointed’ with behaviour during Queen’s Homecoming

While Homecoming Weekend included a lot of well-attended and positive events, the partying and unsavoury behaviour overshadowed those moments for Kingston Police. “Kingston Police are disappointed with the behaviour that was displayed on Saturday, October 19, in the Aberdeen Street area,” police said in a press release on Monday, Oct.

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OPP report four deaths, 8,377 traffic citations issued over long weekend

Four deaths occurred and 8,377 traffic citations were issued over the Civic Holiday Long Weekend, according to the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP). Throughout the ‘Move Over’ campaign running from Friday, Aug. 2 to Monday, Aug. 5, 2019, the OPP laid 355 charges against drivers who were in a position to

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Councillor Stroud breaks silence on Kingston Transit incident

After an incident with Kingston Transit in late June led to charges for Peter Stroud, the Kingston City Councillor has broken his silence on the matter. Kingstonist reported on the initial incident on Thursday, Jul. 11, 2019, which was sent out by Kingston Police as a press release. According to

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OPP laid 6,686 charges over Canada Day long weekend

According to the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Canada Day Long Weekend ended up taking a tragic turn on and off the road for some families. The OPP responded to four fatal motor vehicle collisions resulting in five deaths, including the deaths of two motorcyclists. The deceased, all males, ranged from

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L&A OPP: Over 120 charges laid over Canada Day long weekend

It was a busy holiday weekend for everyone, but certainly for those members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) who were running traffic campaign targeting aggressive driving. Over the Canada Day long weekend from Saturday, Jun. 29 to Monday, Jul. 1, 2019, officers with the Lennox and Addington (L&A) County

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Kingston man arrested following serious collision on Bath Road

A local man has been arrested and charged after a very serious collision took place on Bath Road, sending two people to hospital with life-threatening injuries. The collision occurred at approximately 3:45 p.m. on Tuesday, Mar. 5, 2019, on Bath Road just west of Sir John A MacDonald Boulevard. Investigation

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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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RCMP: ‘There is no public safety risk’ following terrorism-related arrests and charges

Kingston Police and the RCMP have assured Kingstonians there is no public safety risk as the investigation continues into an alleged terrorist plot that led to two arrests on Friday, Jan. 25, 2019. The RCMP hosted a press conference at Kingston Police Headquarters beginning at 1 p.m. on Friday, following

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