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Failure to wear a seatbelt leads to impaired driving charges for Harrowsmith driver

A traffic stop for a seatbelt infraction led to impaired driving charges for a Harrowsmith driver over the weekend. At approximately 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021, officers of the Lennox and Addington (L&A) County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) observed a seatbelt infraction on a driver

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Speeding driver near Napanee facing impaired driving charges

Earlier this week a driver on Highway 401 was stopped by Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) for speeding, and is now facing impaired driving charges. At approximately 8:30 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021, officers of the Highway Safety Division of the OPP responded to a report of an erratic driver

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Local OPP lay impaired and stunt driving charges over busy Thanksgiving weekend

Local detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were kept busy over the Thanksgiving long weekend. Members of the South Frontenac and Sharbot Lake Detachments arrested one person for impaired driving, attended three motor vehicle collisions, two marine distress calls for service, two stolen vehicles, and a missing person, as

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L&A OPP lay impaired driving charges at two RIDE checkpoints

At R.I.D.E. programs conducted by officers of the Lennox and Addington (L&A) County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) over the past week, two individuals were charged with impaired driving. The first individual approached a R.I.D.E checkpoint on Palace Road in Greater Napanee at approximately 4:30 p.m. on Monday,

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Three impaired drivers charged in South Frontenac

Ontario Provincial Police were busy in South Frontenac Township over the past few days, charging three different individuals with impaired driving. Two incidents involved collisions, but no serious injuries were reported. Just before 11 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021, officers of the South Frontenac Detachment of the Ontario Provincial

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Two impaired drivers charged in Napanee over the weekend

The Lennox and Addington (L&A) County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) charged two individuals with impaired driving in separate incidents over the weekend. The first driver was travelling in an erratic manner on Highway 401 eastbound and being followed by an off-duty officer, according to a release from

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OPP charge sleeping man with impaired driving

A Belleville man is facing impaired driving charges after Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle parked on the shoulder of Highway 401 westbound near the Shannonville exit. At approximately 11:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021, OPP officers from the Lennox and Addington (L&A)

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Napanee man facing criminal charges after driving impaired with children in vehicle

A Greater Napanee man is facing impaired driving charges after concerned citizens, who witnessed a loud argument, stopped him from driving away from a residence with his two young children in the vehicle. Officers of the Lennox and Addington (L&A) County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to

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Impaired driver facing charges after failing to stop at stop sign

A driver from Stone Mills Township is facing multiple charges after officers of the Lennox and Addington (L&A) County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) observed them failing to stop at a stop sign. Just after midnight on Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021, police witnessed the infraction at the intersection

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Pick up truck collision in Addington Highlands result of impaired driving

Officers of the Lennox and Addington (L&A) County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a motor vehicle collision at a residence off of Highway 41 in Addington Highlands Township at approximately 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021, where a pickup truck had collided

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Driver who struck rock cut facing impaired driving charges

Officers of the Sharbot Lake Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Highway 7 in Central Frontenac Township where a vehicle had struck a rock cut. Just before 6 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 20, 2021, OPP arrived at the scene of the

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RIDE program in Napanee finds impaired novice driver

During a R.I.D.E. (Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere) program on Deseronto Road in Greater Napanee, Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) arrested a Belleville driver for driving impaired. At approximately 5 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021, a vehicle approached the checkpoint and officers determined that the driver was showing signs of impairment,

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