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OPP: 2020 saw less collision, but more traffic fatalities

Although the year saw a significant reduction in traffic on roads patrolled by the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), collisions in 2020 resulted in a higher fatality rate than those collisions that took place in 2019. According to the OPP 2020 collision and fatality data, released on Monday, Mar. 16, 2021,

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Dangerous driving leads to multiple charges in Tyendinaga

At approximately 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021, officers of the Lennox & Addington (L&A) County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were on patrol and observed a vehicle being operated in a dangerous manner, travelling at a high rate of speed 401 Westbound, west of Deseronto Road.

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Kingston Police arrest local male for impaired and dangerous driving

A male driver that caused a single vehicle collision is now facing charges after he was found to be under the influence of alcohol following a collision with the fencing around the football field at Regiopolis Notre Dame secondary school. At approximately 6 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020, witnesses

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Dangerous driver charged with driving while impaired by drugs

On Saturday, Jun. 13, 2020 at approximately 1:00 p.m. Kingston Police say they received numerous calls from the public indicating that a male was driving his vehicle recklessly through downtown Kingston. Reports alleged that the male had been seen yelling from his opened vehicle windows while swerving and driving on both

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Kingston man facing multiple charges after fleeing from OPP

A Kingston man created quite a commotion after his erratic driving caught the attention of the Ontario Provincial Police, who pursued the man and ended up deploying a tire deflation device to stop him. At approximately 8:05 p.m. on Tuesday, May 19, 2020, officers from the Central Hastings Detachment of

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Frontenac OPP lay impaired driving charges over Easter weekend

Officers with the Frontenac County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to two separate incidents involving impaired drivers over the Easter holiday weekend. The first incident occurred on Saturday, Apr. 11, 2020 when, just before 2:30 a.m., the Frontenac OPP received a traffic complaint from a concerned motorist

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Kingston woman charged with dangerous driving, violating court orders

A Kingston woman who led police on a short but high-speed chase through the city’s north end is now facing multiple charges after she was found to be in possession of weapons in violation of court conditions. At approximately 6:50 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020, police on regular patrol

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Kingston man located by Canine Unit after fleeing scene of collision

A local man’s dangerous driving led to a collision at the intersection of Dalton Avenue and Sir John A Macdonald Boulevard the morning of Monday, Jun. 24, 2019. The accused man fled the scene of the accident, but was located by the Kingston Police Canine Unit and charged. The accused

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Police: Dangerous driver found to be impaired by drug

A woman driving erratically in Kingston’s west end has been arrested and charged by Kingston Police. On Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018, the accused woman was seen swerving between lanes on Taylor Kidd Boulevard at approximately 11:35 a.m. The swerving nearly caused a head-on collision, according to a press release from

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Impaired driver hits road sign, another vehicle, and guard rail before arrest

A woman from Roblin, Ont. created a dangerous scene in Kingston’s west end due to her impaired driving, according to Kingston Police. At approximately 9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 2, 2018, the woman hit and damaged a road sign on Hudson Drive before speeding off southbound on Bayridge Drive, leaving

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Dirt biker arrested for leading police on city-wide search and dangerous driving

A 27-year-old dirt biker kept Kingston Police busy on Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, when his dangerous driving caught the attention of police and lead to a series of incidents of dangerous driving and taunting police. The incidents began in the city’s west end when a patrol officer observed a dirt

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Two teens arrested in stolen vehicle

Dangerous driving in Kingston’s north end led to a police pursuit and the subsequent arrest of two youths on Friday, Sept. 7, 2018. At approximately 8 p.m. that night, Kingston Police began getting reports of a vehicle driving erratically in the area of Weller Avenue and Sutherland Drive. Police determined

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