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Drugs, cash uncovered after OPP use tire deflation device in Napanee

Two people are facing charges after they flee a traffic stop in Greater Napanee. At approximately 11:30 p.m. on Monday, Mar. 29, 2021, officers of the Lennox and Addington (L&A) County detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) stopped a vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed on Highway

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Kingston Police intercept nearly $90k in crystal meth, cocaine

The Kingston Police Drug Enforcement Unit has arrested a local man in connection with the trafficking of illicit drugs, primarily crystal methamphetamine, police said. The arrest took place on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021 as the result of an ongoing investigation within the downtown area of Kingston. That investigation led to

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Kingston Police execute largest seizure of carfentanil, arrest four

Kingston Police Street Crime Unit, Drug Enforcement Unit and the Emergency Response Unit, executed warrants and arrested four parties in connections with drug trafficking and illegal weapons possession. According to a release from Kingston Police dated Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021, in late January 2021, members of the Kingston Police Street

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Suspended driver charged with drug possession, breaching probation

A local man was arrested for driving under suspension, and subsequently charged with drug possession and breaching probation. At approximately 1 p.m. on Friday Dec. 11, 2020, police, while on general patrol, observed the male accused driving a motor vehicle in the area of College Street in Kingston. According to

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Kingston man arrested for multiple break and enters

After responding to a complaint at an apartment complex, Kingston Police arrest an individual who had been implicated in break and enters around Kingston. Kingston Police received a complaint from the superintendent of an apartment complex in downtown Kingston at approximately 10:15 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 30, 2020. The complainant

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OPP make arrest and seize illegal drugs at a residence in Kingston

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) East Region Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) and Lennox and Addington (L&A) County Detachment say they have seized illegal drugs connected to a smuggling incident at the Quinte Region Detention Centre. According to a release from the OPP, dated Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020, staff at

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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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Man on bicycle arrested for wearing holstered firearm

A local man was arrested after police observed he was wearing a holstered firearm and collapsible baton while bicycling near the Kingston Centre. At approximately 11:10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020, police, while on general patrol, noticed the accused male riding a bicycle in the area of Jane Avenue

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OPP shuts down ‘significant’ Eastern Ontario meth operation

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) East Region Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) and Belleville Police Service announced today that they have shut down a significant crystal methamphetamine and cocaine trafficking operation in Eastern Ontario. CSCU officers, along with members of the OPP Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau (OCEB), OPP Emergency Response

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Porch thief facing weapons-related charges

Kingston Police responded quickly and have laid five charges against a man who stole a package from the front porch of a downtown residence. The incident occurred at approximately 12:10 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 10, 2020, when the man took a package from the front porch of a Patrick Street

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Police seize crystal meth, cocaine, cash and more from Kingston man

Kingston Police have arrested a man for drug trafficking and breaching numerous court-imposed conditions. According to Kingston Police, they observed the suspect driving near Bath Road and Westdale Ave. on July 11, 2020 around 8:40 a.m. Police say they briefly lost sight of his vehicle, then located it in a

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COVID-19 ‘absolutely’ a contributing factor to overdose rise in KFL&A

Public Health Nurse Rhonda Lovell said COVID-19 is “absolutely” a contributing factor to the rise of overdoses in the Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) public health region this year. For the past three years, Lovell has worked on the opioid overdose portfolio at KFL&A. “We are at an intersection

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