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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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OPP charge Prince Edward County man with sexual assault

Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Prince Edward County Crime Unit have laid charges in Picton, Ontario following an investigation in connection to sexual offences, according to a release from OPP dated Monday, Feb. 1, 2021. On that same date, OPP arrested an individual after receiving information regarding allegations

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Picton residents charged after drug investigation

Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) East Region Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) stopped a vehicle in Belleville, on Wednesday Jan. 13, 2021 as a result of an ongoing drug investigation. As a result of the investigation, officers located and seized a quantity of cocaine, hydromorphone, four cellular phones,

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Woman facing charges after OPP respond to disturbance in Picton

Members of the Prince Edward County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a disturbance on Friday, Jan. 8, 2021 just after 10 p.m. at a Richmond Street address in Picton, according to a release from OPP dated Monday, Jan. 11, 2021. OPP say officers arrived and conducted

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Charges laid by OPP after investigation confirms fentanyl toxicity

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has now laid additional charges in connection with a death in Picton earlier this year. Officers with the Prince Edward County Detachment of the OPP responded to a report of a sudden death at a home on Mary Street in Picton, on Thursday, July 2,

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OPP name Picton man charged with sexual assault

On Friday Oct. 9, 2020, officers from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Prince Edward County Detachment assisted the Prince Edward County Crime Unit in arresting an individual in Picton. As a result of investigation into offences dating back to 2018, John Carter Elsbury, 21 years of age from Picton, was

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