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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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OPP remove over 500 impaired drivers from roads during holidays

As a result of the annual Festive RIDE campaign conducted by the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), 539 alcohol- or drug-impaired drivers were removed from roads in the province this holiday season. The OPP’s Festive RIDE campaign took place between Friday, Nov. 2, 2018 and Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019. On top

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Four local men arrested for child pornography as part of provincial strategy

The uptick in child pornography related arrests locally of late has actually been part of a much larger Provincial Strategy, which has led to 551 charges in November of 2018 alone. The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), along with 26 police agencies from across the province, gathered for a press conference

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Police: Homecoming behaviour improving, still work to be done

The following is an update from Kingston Police regarding the events surrounding this year’s Queen’s University Homecoming: The Kingston Police, in partnership with other emergency services, city partners, and Queen’s University, worked throughout the weekend in the University District to keep the peace and ensure public safety during this year’s

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Matheson takes aim at University District Safety Initiative

It’s no secret that Mayoral candidate Rob Matheson thinks that Queen’s University students – and all post-secondary students in Kingston – should be considered part of the City’s demographics. During his last tenure on City Council, Matheson brought forward a motion in 2010 to include the student populations in the

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Man with break-in tools at underground parking garage near KGH, Queen’s arrested

In the early morning hours today, Kingston Police arrested a man who was behaving suspiciously and tried to obstruct police. At approximately 3:30 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018, patrol officers were dispatched to the area of Bagot Street and Earl Street to check out a suspicious male who had

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Local man bites mother, attempts to kick and bite police officers

A 24-year-old Kingston man was arrested and charged after a violent altercation between him and his mother required police response. On Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, the man returned home from school, allegedly intoxicated, according to a press release from Kingston Police. When his mother confronted him, the son began throwing

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Charges laid so far under University District Safety Initiative total 115

Kingston Police have released their tallied numbers of charges laid as under the University District Safety Initiative over the Labour Day long weekend. From move-in day on Saturday, Sept. 1 to Tuesday, Sept. 4 at 6 a.m. a total of 115 charges were laid pertaining to the University District Safety

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Officer confronted by man wielding a machete and a hammer

An officer responding to a disturbance call was forced to draw her weapon and confront a man who came at her with a machete and then a hammer at the address in question. Kingston Police received the call to a midtown address at approximately 7 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 12,

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