fbpx

Truck driver found guilty of criminal negligence in 2017 pile-up

Dunhill Tabanao has been found guilty of four counts of criminal negligence in the operation of a tractor-trailer unit causing death, and three counts of criminal negligence in the operation of a tractor-trailer unit causing bodily harm.  Judge Tranmer made the ruling by teleconference on Monday, Jun. 8, 2020. All

Read more

Lockdown at Joyceville Institution due to ‘workplace health and safety issue’

A lockdown has been put in place at Joyceville Institution, a medium-security correctional facility just east of Kingston on Highway 15. According to the Correctional Service of Canada, the lockdown was put in place on Wednesday, Mar. 4, 2020 “to resolve a workplace health and safety issue.” “I can say

Read more

$14k of cannabis concentrate seized at Joyceville Institution

Several packages containing contraband have been seized at Joyceville Institution, a medium-security prison in Kingston’s east end. According to Correctional Service Canada (CSC), the seizure was “the result of the vigilance of correctional officers,” and was made at approximately 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020 while processing an inmates

Read more

Lockdown at Joyceville Institution while staff search for contraband

The Assessment Unit at Joyceville Institution is currently on lockdown, according to the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC). At approximately 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, the lockdown was put in place to enable staff members to conduct an exceptional search for the presence of contraband, CSC said in

Read more

Contraband seized at Joyceville Institution Assessment Unit

Packages containing contraband items including marijuana and tobacco have been seized in the Assessment Unit at Joyceville Institution, according to Correctional Service Canada (CSC). On Friday, Aug. 30, 2019, the packages were seized at approximately 11 p.m. “as the result of the vigilance of staff members from both the Assessment

Read more

Marijuana, tobacco seized at Joyceville Institution Assessment Unit

Packages containing contraband items were seized in the Assessment Unit at Joyceville Institution on Friday, August 23, 2019, at about 6:45 a.m. The contraband seized included 152.15 g of marijuana and 43.85 g of tobacco. According to Correctional Service Canada (CSC), the seizure was the “result of the vigilance of

Read more

CSC reports death of an inmate at Joyceville Institution

An inmate from Joyceville Institution has died while in custody of Correctional Service Canada (CSC) on Thursday, Jul. 18, 2019. According to CSC, the inmate, Ryan Hamon, 39, had been serving a nine-year sentence since Tuesday, Apr. 30, 2019 for sexual assault, possession of child pornography, printing/publishing child pornography, and

Read more

Tobacco, marijuana seized at Joyceville Institution Assessment Unit

Correctional Officers in the Assessment Unit at Joyceville Institution have seized contraband and unauthorized items attempting to be brought into the Institution. According to Correctional Service Canada (CSC), the officers intercepted inmates who were attempting to bring the items into the Institution on Sunday, Jul. 14, 2019. The contraband seized

Read more

Search finds unauthorized items, weapons at Joyceville Institution

The lockdown at the assessment unit of Joyceville Institution has ended following the completion of an exceptional search, according to Correctional Service Canada (CSC). The lockdown of the assessment unit was put in place on Friday, Jul. 5, 2019 to allow the search to take place. CSC said at the

Read more

Transport fire closes Highway 401 westbound

Highway 401 westbound has been closed from Highway 32 to Joyceville Road as crews respond to a transport fire that occurred just before 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Mar. 27, 2019. The transport became fully engulfed in flames on the shoulder of the westbound 401, the cause of which has yet

Read more