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OPP offers tips for cottage and seasonal home security in South Frontenac

As the days get darker and colder, many of those with cottages and seasonal homes are closing them up for the winter – a time that historically sees these properties targeted by thieves. For this reason, the South Frontenac Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is reminding cottage or

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Kingston man and woman arrested with loaded handgun, quantity of drugs

Editorial note: This article was updated on Friday, Aug. 20, 2021 after more information was received from Kingston Police. Kingston Police have arrested two people after their search for a man wanted in relation to “multiple firearms related offences” led to finding that man with woman, and both were found

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Warrants executed at Rideau Street address in relation to drugs, firearms

Members of the Kingston Police Major Crimes and Forensics Units remain on scene today at a downtown residence following the execution of a search warrant over the weekend. On Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019 at approximately 5:40 p.m., the Kingston Police Drug Unit and the Kingston Police Emergency Response Team executed

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Jeff Scott: The Countryside View – Guns and greed

Growing up in the bush North of Lake Superior, I, like many others, went hunting. When I turned 15, after taking the hunter safety course, I bought a 410 shot gun, then got a small game licence and went hunting for partridge. I would come home from school and go

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Fourth suspect in Fraser Street shooting arrested

Detectives with the Kingston Police Major Crime Unit have identified and arrested a fourth man in connection with the shots fired through windows of a Fraser Street apartment on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019. The man, one of the four masked suspects caught on security video, was arrested on Thursday, Feb.

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OPP: Homicide rates on the rise

Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) led 42 murder investigations in 2018 – Seven more such investigations than the year before. The prevalence of murder investigations is at “a level not seen since the 52 cases in 2010,” the OPP said in a press release on Monday, Jan. 14,

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