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Large quantity of tobacco seized after suspected drone drop at Collins Bay Institution

According to the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC), staff at Collins Bay Institution seized packages containing unauthorized items on Sunday, Jul. 4, 2021. The packages are suspected to be the result of a suspected drone drop, CSC said in a press release on Thursday, Jul. 8, 2021. The items seized

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CSC reports inmate death at Millhaven Institution’s Regional Treatment Centre

According to Correctional Service Canada (CSC), an inmate has died while in their custody of apparent natural causes following an illness. Jimmy Partridge, 56, died on Saturday, Jul. 3, 2021, CSC said in a press release on Tuesday, Jul. 6, 2021. At the time of his death, Partridge had been

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CSC seize over $39k in contraband at Collins Bay Institution

A package containing contraband and unauthorized items was seized as a result of a suspected drone drop at Collins Bay Institution, a multi-level security facility, on Wednesday, Jun. 23, 2021. According to a release from the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC), dated Monday, Jun. 28, 2021, the contraband seized included

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CSC seize multiple packages of contraband at Collins Bay Institution

Over the course of the last two weeks, the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC), along with help from the Joint Forces Penitentiary Squad and Kingston Police, seized multiple packages of contraband intended to make its way inside Collins Bay Institution. According to CSC, the packages were seized on the perimeter

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Quebec couple arrested after drone drop attempts at Collins Bay Institution

A couple from Quebec are facing multiple charges after a number of law enforcement service members came together to track and arrest the pair, who were attempting to drop prohibited items onto the property of Collins Bay Institution by drone. According to Kingston Police, the events surrounding the arrest began

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Kingston Pen Tours open with small outdoor tours

The popular Kingston Pen Tours reopens this week, offering small outdoor tours of the historic penitentiary. This is the sixth season for the popular attraction, and the first set of tours will take place on Wednesday, Jun. 16, 2021. In order to comply with public health measures, advice and restrictions,

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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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CSC seize packages containing contraband and drugs at Collins Bay Institution

Multiple packages have been seized on the perimeter of Collins Bay Institution, which contained tobacco, large amounts of drugs, as well as cell phone accessories. According to the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC), the packages containing contraband and unauthorized items were seized at approximately 11 p.m. on Wednesday, May 19,

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Letter: KP Tours do not tell all

Editorial note: The following is a submitted letter to the editor. The views and opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect those of The Kingstonist. I write after the recent anniversary of 50 years since the KP Riot. I noticed shortly thereafter there was a lot of chatter in reference to

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CSC seize large quantity of tobacco at Joyceville Institution

Correctional Services of Canada (CSC) officials say they have seized contraband at Joyceville Institution. On Tuesday, Apr. 6, 2021, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, contraband was seized at Joyceville Institution, a multilevel security facility, CSC said in a press release. The contraband seized was a large

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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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Iqaluit inmates transferred to Joyceville Institution after fire

Dozens of inmates who were displaced from a correctional centre in Iqaluit following a fire last week have been temporarily transferred to a Kingston-area correctional facility, confirms the Government of Nunavut. The fire, which occurred at the Baffin Correctional Centre on Thursday, Mar. 18, 2021, was discovered by staff at

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