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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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OPP Street Crime unit intercepts attempted contraband drop

Members of the OPP’s East Region Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) have foiled an attempt to smuggle contraband into the Quinte Detention Centre in Napanee. Shortly after 9:00 a.m. on September 17, 2020 a suspicious male was seen trespassing on private property near the facility on Richmond Boulevard. CSCU members,

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Police searching for drone trapped in tree near Collins Bay Institution

The search is ongoing for a drone that police and correctional staff believe is trapped in a tree near Collins Bay Institution. The Joint Forces Penitentiary Squad, which is led by the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), was contacted by officials with the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) about a drone

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Four arrests made for drone use, drug smuggling at Collins Bay Institution

The Joint Forces Penitentiary Squad, led by the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), have arrested four people in connection with the use of a drone to smuggle contraband into Collins Bay Institution. The lengthy investigation, under the direction of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch and the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC),

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Drone snagged in tree near Collins Bay Institution

The OPP-led Joint Forces Penitentiary Squad has seized another drone near Collins Bay Institution in Kingston, but its owner remains at-large. The OPP says that on April 8, 2020 at approximately 8:30 p.m., members of the Penitentiary Squad, Kingston Police Service and Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) responded to suspicious

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Two arrested, drone seized near Collins Bay Institution

Two individuals from Quebec have been arrested and charged after police intercepted a drone shipment of contraband at Collins Bay Institution, according to the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP). At approximately 4 a.m. on Tuesday, Mar. 24, 2020, members of the OPP-led Joint Forces Penitentiary Squad, Kingston Police, and the Correctional

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CSC suspect drone dropped drugs, weapons at Collins Bay Institution

Correctional Service Canada (CSC) is crediting “the vigilance of staff members” after a package containing contraband was seized at Collins Bay Institution. According to CSC package entered the facility through a “suspected drone drop,” and the package was seized by staff at approximately 7:10 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019.

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Drone, over 400 grams of marijuana seized at Collins Bay Institution

Correctional Service Canada (CSC) is reporting a large seizure of contraband items that were located on the property of Collins Bay Institution. According to CSC, staff members at the institution seized a drone with the package at approximately 9:45 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 2, 2019. The seized contraband items included

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CSC suspects drone dropped package of marijuana and tobacco at Collins Bay Institution

A package containing contraband and unauthorized items has been seized at the medium security unit of Collins Bay Institution, according to Correctional Service Canada (CSC). The package was seized “as a result of the vigilance of staff members,” CSC said in a press release on Friday, Mar. 22, 2019. The

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Lockdown ended, unauthorized items seized at Collins Bay Institution

The medium security unit of Collins Bay Institution is no longer on lock down, following the completion of an exceptional search at the facility. The lockdown was put in place on Friday, Mar. 8, 2019 in order for the search to take place. During the search, a number of unauthorized

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