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Pair charged after sleeping on golf course

Provincial Police in Tyendinaga township spent some unexpected time on the golf course recently. On the evening of Wednesday, Apr. 28, 2021, officers with the Lennox and Addington (L&A) County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle on a golf course located

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Three charged after driver flees police

Three people have been arrested after a driver fled OPP from a traffic stop. On the morning of April 17th, 2021, Leeds County OPP officers witnessed a vehicle in transit without a read license plate. Police say after a brief traffic stop, the driver fled the area with the occupants

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Kingston Police charge amateur license plate maker

Another would-be artist has been caught trying to fool members of Kingston Police Service and law enforcement in general.   Sergeant Steve Koopman posted this photo to social media of a hand-painted, quite obviously fake, motorcycle license plate. “We apparently have some burgeoning artists in #ygk,” Sgt. Koopman tweeted along with the

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Employee assaulted with metal pipe at Plaza Hotel

A large police and paramedic presence was seen in Kingston’s downtown core on Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020 after a hotel employee was assaulted with a metal pipe while on the job. At approximately 10:48 a.m., the male victim, an employee of the Plaza Hotel, attempted to enter and clean a

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Kingston man arrested for impaired driving over three times legal limit

Police arrested a young man yesterday in Kingston’s west end after his erratic driving raised suspicions of those nearby. At approximately 8:50 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020, another motorist saw the accused man driving in an erratic manner while travelling eastbound on Bath Road near Collins Bay Road. The

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The rally, the racism, the work: Reflecting on a week of race relations in Kingston

Last week, Jemma Dooreleyers attended to rallies in solidarity with Black Lives Matter, and attended Kingston: Let’s Talk Race, an conversation on race in Kingston. Here, she reflects on those events, what she saw, and what she heard. The rally “Black lives matter,” “Say their names,” and “No justice, no

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Local artists, musicians, first responders come together to create music video with a message

“It’s very difficult for first responders to ask for help. We’re so used to being the ones who people go to.” This is how Maria Constandinou describes the meaning and reason behind her song, 10-4, which was just recently released as a music video and features a number of local

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Patrick Pidgeon Memorial Fundraiser aims to support first responders

He was a volunteer firefighter, a member of the Canadian Armed Forces, and a correctional officer. He was a husband, a father, a friend, and a colleague. In short, Patrick Pidgeon was a hero, who died doing what had become his vocation: helping others in times of need. On July

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SIU investigating death following interaction with Kingston Police

Kingston Police at Harvey’s on Princess St following an incident now being investigated by the SIU. The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is investigating the circumstances surrounding the in-hospital death of a 52-year-old man in Kingston on Tuesday afternoon following his interaction with Kingston Police at a downtown fast food restaurant.

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Lockdown ended, unauthorized items seized at Collins Bay Institution

The medium security unit of Collins Bay Institution is no longer on lock down, following the completion of an exceptional search at the facility. The lockdown was put in place on Friday, Mar. 8, 2019 in order for the search to take place. During the search, a number of unauthorized

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Man wanted on eight charges arrested following suspicious activity

The report of suspicious activity in Portsmouth District lead police on a short search for a man already wanted for eight charges. At approximately 3:30 a.m. on Wednesday, July 18, 2018, Kingston Police responded to report of a suspicious male allegedly breaking into a storage bin and stealing a bike

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