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Pair charged after sleeping on golf course

Provincial Police in Tyendinaga township spent some unexpected time on the golf course recently. On the evening of Wednesday, Apr. 28, 2021, officers with the Lennox and Addington (L&A) County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle on a golf course located

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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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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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CSC seize over $70k in contraband at Collins Bay Institution

A package containing contraband was seized on the perimeter of Collins Bay institution at around 9:15 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 31, 2021. According to a release from Correctional Service of Canada (CSC), dated Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021, the contraband seized included tobacco, drugs, and drug paraphernalia. CSC says the total

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Kingston Police arrest suspect in drug throw-over at Collins Bay Institution

A Toronto man has been arrested and charged after Kingston Police successfully intervened in his attempts to throw a package of contraband items over the walls of Collins Bay Institution. The incident took place on the evening of Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2020, when, at approximately 8:40 p.m., officers from the

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Joint investigation leads to seizure of drugs, weapons in Deseronto and Tyendinaga

An investigation undertaken by members of both the Tyendinaga Police Service (TPS) and the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) has culminated in the execution of two search warrants and the seizure of a quantity of illegal firearms, drugs and other items. In the early morning hours

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Festive R.I.D.E. campaign targets impaired driving

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are running a Festive R.I.D.E. campaign this year, in hopes of preventing impaired driving over the holiday season. Between robust mandatory alcohol screening laws, vigilant citizens and dedicated officers, the Ontario Provincial Police reminds drivers they’ll have plenty to worry about if they choose to

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OPP seize drugs, weapons after traffic stop on Wolfe Island

Attempting to avoid a RIDE program on Wolfe Island has resulted in a long list of charges for two individuals after they were found to be in possession of illicit drugs and weapons. The incident occurred on Friday, Oct. 30, 2020, when the Leeds County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial

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CSC seize package delivered over the walls 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 the CSC, a package entered the facility through an “unmanned air vehicle” and the package was seized by staff at approximately 9:55 p.m. on Thursday, Sept.

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OPP release report on the impact opioids are having within the province

A report, released by the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), highlights province-wide trends, statistics, and impacts of opiods in OPP policed communities The 2019 Opioids and Overdoses: Impacts and Strategies report contains information outlining opioid seizures, overdoses and relevant strategies as well as a progress report on previous priorities, according to

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Two women arrested on drug trafficking, weapons charges

Kingston Police have arrested two local women for selling cocaine and fentanyl. According to police, the arrest concluded an ongoing investigation by the Kingston Police Drug Enforcement Unit into the women’s activities. Police say the women were arrested at 4:18 p.m. on Friday, Sep. 11, 2020, in a vehicle on

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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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