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Severe thunderstorms expected for Kingston and area

Update: As of 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jul. 20, 2021, Environment Canada has issued a Severe Storm Warning for the Kingston area. The Warning is in effect for the Kingston, Frontenac Islands, Odessa, Napanee, Consecon, Picton, and the Sandbanks Park areas. The warning advises of high winds up to 90

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OPP seek information on break and enter at the Crystal Palace in Picton

The Crystal Palace, at 375 Picton Main Street in Picton Ontario, was broken into on Sunday, Jul. 4, 2021. Ontario Provincial Police are asking anyone with information to contact them. On that same date, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Prince Edward County Detachment responded to a report of an overnight

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Kingston resident facing charges after break and enter in Picton

One individual was arrested and a second individual fled the scene of a break and enter on Inkerman Avenue in Picton. Ontario Provincial Police are asking anyone with information about this incident to get in contact with them. On Thursday, Jun. 10, 2021, the Prince Edward County Detachment of the

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Environment Canada advises of isolated thunderstorms in Kingston area

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for Kingston and the area, advising of rain and thurderstorm activity for the afternoon of Tuesday, Jun. 8, 2021. The statement, which is in effect for the Kingston, Odessa, Frontenac Islands, Napanee, Consecon, Picton, and Sandbanks Park areas, explains that isolated thunderstorms

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Man charged after assaulting emergency room staff in Picton

A Prince Edward County man is facing a laundry list of charges after Police in Picton responded to a disturbance on Sunday, April 18, 2021.  Police say when officers arrived a begin their investigation they noticed the man had been struck with a wooden stake which left him with minor

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Amherst Island Radio approved for signal boost, needs funds for new tower

A local radio station should be tuned in to more listeners this fall. Amherst Island Radio announced this week it has been approved for a signal boost increase that will help their signal reach more radios.  Amherst Island Radio has been approved by the CRTC for a massive signal boost

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OPP lay charges after sexual assault in Picton

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have made an arrest after receiving a report of a sexual assault which occurred in the parking lot of a business on Main Street, in Picton, Ontario. Shortly after 8 p.m. on Monday, Mar. 22, 2021, members from the OPP Prince Edward County Detachment responded

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What’s that stench? Foul-smelling crime scene leaves two men behind bars

Two men are facing several charges after it is alleged they were trespassing on private property while looking through parked cars early Monday morning in the Curtis Street area of Picton.  However, the pair may also have had an odor to them. A portable toilet near a construction site was

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Impaired driving charges laid after driver stops in intersection

A Prince Edward County man is facing impaired driving charges after stopping his vehicle in an intersection in Picton. Shortly after 3:30 a.m. on Thursday, Mar. 11, 2021, members from The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Prince Edward County Detachment responded to a report of a vehicle stopped in an intersection

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OPP recover stolen vehicle during traffic stop in Picton

After fleeing the scene of a traffic stop on foot, the driver of a stolen vehicle was arrested and charged. Shortly after 8:30 p.m. on Sunday Mar. 7, 2021, members from The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Prince Edward County Detachment conducted a traffic stop on London Avenue in Picton.  According

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Store owner in Picton warns customer of potential fraud

March is Fraud Awareness Month, and the Prince Edward County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) shared an example of this awareness in action. On Tuesday Mar. 2, 2021 an elderly individual was shopping at the No Frills in Picton and attempted to purchase a number of gift cards,

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OPP lay charges in Picton for historical sexual offences

Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Prince Edward County Crime Unit have laid charges following an investigation in connection to historical sexual offences, according to a release from OPP dated Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021. On Tuesday, Jan. 12 2021, OPP received information regarding allegations of historical sexual offences, according

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