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Smuggling attempt leads to arrest of three outside Bath Institution

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP)-led Joint Forces Penitentiary Squad, under direction of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch, has charged several people after an attempt to smuggle contraband into Bath Institution. According to a release from OPP, dated Monday, Jan. 11, 2021, members of the Pen Squad, assisted by members of

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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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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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Attempt to smuggle drugs intercepted at Collins Bay Institution

Two people have been arrested after their attempt to smuggle contraband into Collins Bay Institution was thwarted by police and corrections officers. According to the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), two people were seen on Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) property adjacent to Collins Bay Institution just after 8 p.m. on

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Former Corrections Canada employee charged with smuggling contraband

A former Corrections Canada employee has been charged with smuggling contraband into Collins Bay Institution. The OPP-led Joint Forces Penitentiary Squad, under direction of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch, have charged 35-year-old Stephanie Sly, of Elgin, Ontario in connection with the smuggling of several types of contraband into the Kingston

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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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Suspect caught after attempted package drop at Collins Bay Institution

A Toronto man is facing charges after he was found trespassing at Collins Bay Institution a day after someone attempted to drop a package over the walls of the institution. On Wednesday, Apr. 1, 2020, a large police presence surrounded the institution after a male dressed in black was seen

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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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Collins Bay Institution on lockdown following second inmate assault in a week

A lockdown has been put in place to allow for a search at Collins Bay Institution following the assault of an inmate at the correctional facility. According to the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC), the lockdown was put in place in the medium-security unit of the Institution at approximately 9:30

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Inmate sent to hospital after assault at Collins Bay Institution

An inmate at Collins Bay Institution has been taken to an outside hospital for treatment after an assault, according to the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC). At approximately 10:45 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, the inmate in question was found to have been the victim of an assault in

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Additional charges laid following drone interception at Collins Bay Institution

After authorities successfully intercepted a shipment of contraband at Collins Bay Institution, the Ontario Provincial Police held a press conference at the Institution. on Friday, Jan. 31, 2020 to disclose what contraband was seized, as well as subsequent arrests and charges. The shipment of contraband was intercepted on at approximately

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Update: Two men charged in homicide investigation at Joyceville Institution

Update (Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020): Two men are now facing charges in connection to the death of an inmate at Joyceville Institution that occurred in December of 2019. According to the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the nine-month investigation into the death of inmate Glen Darrell Vandusen, 43, has led to

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