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Police: ‘Everybody is safe’ following bomb threat at local school

UPDATE (12:20 p.m.): The hold and secure at St. Paul Catholic School has also been lifted.   Two local schools were placed on hold and secure on Monday, Feb. 11, 2019 after one of those schools received a bomb threat, Kingston Police said. Police responded to a call from St.

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Kingston Police reveal few details on UK youth responsible for SWATing of local schools

Editor’s note: The term ‘SWATing’ refers to the tactic of deceiving emergency services into sending responders to another person’s address, or falsely reporting a serious emergency. There were many questions posed, but few of them answered at a press conference regarding the UK youth who was allegedly behind the threats

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Hold and secure at Regiopolis unrelated to previous incidents involving threats to schools

Kingston Police want to assure the public that there was no immediate threat to students or staff during a hold and secure issued at Regiopolis Notre Dame today. The hold and secure was put in place just after noon on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018 as a strictly precautionary measure, due

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Five more area schools placed on lockdown following threats

After Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018 saw three Kingston schools placed on lock down following threats made over the phone, the threats have continued today. Five schools in the area were placed on lock down today after receiving threats similar to those made towards local schools yesterday. Kingston Police responded to

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Threats to area schools continue for second day

After Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018 saw three Kingston schools placed on lock down following threats made over the phone, the threats have continued today. Kingston Police responded to threats made to École secondaire catholique Marie-Rivier just after 10:15 am. on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018. That school was originally placed on

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Police: Three schools deemed safe after receiving threats

All three schools that were placed on lock down due to threats on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018 have been deemed safe, according to Kingston Police. It was a busy and highly stressful day for all of those in law enforcement and education in Kingston, but particularly for the students, not

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Police responding to threats to three Kingston high schools

Both Regiopolis Notre Dame, Bayridge Secondary School and Holy Cross Secondary are now on hold and secure following lock downs at both schools earlier today. Kingston Police said they responded to Regiopolis and Bayridge Secondary schools due to threats made aimed at each of the schools. Police said they have

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Police: Youth did not make threats towards LaSalle Secondary School

Following the hold and secure that was initiated at LaSalle Secondary on Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018, police say the youth that was brought in for questioning did not make threats towards the high school. “There [were] allegations that this youth made a threat, but the investigation revealed he did not,”

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Statement from school board regarding hold and secure at LaSalle Secondary

The following is a statement from the Limestone District School Board regarding the hold and secure and incident that took place at LaSalle Secondary School on the morning of Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018. At approximately 8:45 a.m. November 22, 2018, La Salle Intermediate & Secondary School was placed in a

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