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Use of homemade licence plate results in charges for prohibited driver

Add one more to the tally of fake, homemade licence plates detected and taken off the streets by Kingston Police. A Kingston man is now facing a list of charges for using such a licence plate, and the number of offences he was also found to have made upon being

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OPP advise of changes to Highway Traffic Act for racing/stunt driving

New legislation will come into effect regarding the Highway Traffic Act (HTA) for racing/stunt driving on Thursday, Jul. 1, 2021. The first change is an increase in the previous seven-day vehicle impoundment period to 14 days, according to a report from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP).  The second change is

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OPP prepare for long weekend road safety campaign

Over the Labour Day Long Weekend, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) will be executing a road safety campaign. According to a release dated Thursday, Sep. 3, 2020, drivers will see increased visibility of OPP ensuring drivers are sharing the road safely and practicing the exemplary driving habits that are vital

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Kingston Police respond to photos of snow-covered cruiser

After photos of a cruiser covered in snow were widely circulated on social media, Kingston Police have responded to the public outcry. The photos were posted on Facebook on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, and show a Kingston Police vehicle with snow on the roof, side windows, bumper, and part of

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L&A OPP: Over 120 charges laid over Canada Day long weekend

It was a busy holiday weekend for everyone, but certainly for those members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) who were running traffic campaign targeting aggressive driving. Over the Canada Day long weekend from Saturday, Jun. 29 to Monday, Jul. 1, 2019, officers with the Lennox and Addington (L&A) County

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Judge rules Kingston Police traffic stop breached Charter rights

An Ontario Superior Court of Justice judge has tossed out evidence gathered in a drug trafficking case and chided Kingston Police for what he called a “troubling systemic attitude” within the police force, after determining that a 2016 “dirty license plate” traffic stop was merely a ruse and breached several

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OPP charge Wolfe Island man with impaired driving

A Wolfe Island man is facing two charges after a collision involving property damage on the Island over this past weekend. Officers from the Leeds County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to the collision, which occurred at approximately 8:20 p.m. on Saturday, Apr. 6, 2019. The accused

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OPP: Clear snow from car windows or face fines

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are reminding motorists that snow on vehicles can be dangerous in a number of ways – and that those who don’t clear their vehicle windows of snow can face fines. According to Inspector Mike Francis of the Leeds County OPP, officers will be out patrolling

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