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Over $70k worth of drugs, firearms and cash seized after joint investigation

After a joint investigation between the Lennox and Addington (L&A) County OPP, the Belleville Police Service (BPS) and the Kingston Police Force (KPF) last month, four people are facing criminal and drug charges. The L&A County OPP Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) was engaged in an investigation into the distribution

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Police arrest two individuals for drug trafficking in Kingston

Two individuals from Belleville were arrested in Kingston for trafficking purple fentanyl. On Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021 members of the Kingston Police Drug Enforcement Unit arrested a 58-year-old Kingston man and a 34-year-old woman from Belleville for possession for the purpose of trafficking fentanyl, according to a release from Kingston

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Napanee traffic stop leads to arrest of four people

Four individuals are facing charges after a traffic stop on Highway 401 eastbound near Greater Napanee. At approximately 1:30 p.m. on Thursday Dec. 10, 2020, officers of the Lennox and Addington (L&A) County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) observed a vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed

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OPP make additional arrest in connection with June 2019 death

The Lennox and Addington (L&A) County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has made an additional arrest in connection with a June 2019 opioid-related death. According to a report from OPP, dated Monday, Nov. 9, 2020, officers of the OPP, with the assistance of the Tyendinaga Mohawk Police Service,

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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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Arrests made in connection with fentanyl sales near public schools

Three arrests were made in connection with the sale of fentanyl from a residence situated in close proximity to two public schools. According to a release dated Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020, members of the Kingston Police Emergency Response Unit executed a drug search warrant on Wednesday Sept. 23, 2020, at

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OPP traffic stop in Napanee leads to drugs and firearms charges

A Quebec driver is facing a litany of charges after a traffic stop for stunt driving revealed the driver to be in possession of drugs, loaded guns, and a large amount of cash. According to the Lennox and Addington Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the driver was stopped on the evening

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CSC reports death of inmate at Collins Bay Institution

An inmate has died while in the custody of Correctional Service Canada (CSC) at Collins Bay Institution. According to a press release from CSC, the inmate, Christopher Sipes, 51, died on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019. At the time of his death, Sipes had been serving a five-year sentence for the

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Three charged with drug related offences after warrant execution in Deseronto

Two women and one man have been charged after police executing a search warrant found all three to be in violation of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act. On the morning of Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019, officers with the Lennox and Addington (L&A) County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP)’s Community Street

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Kingston teen facing drug charges after collision with bus shelter

A local youth has been arrested and charged after he took his parent’s vehicle, crashed into a Kingston Transit bus shelter, and was later found to be in possession of marijuana and a quantity of unidentified pills. At approximately 12:20 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019, Kingston Police responded to

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Joint forces drug bust nets $112,000 in fentanyl

In late 2018 the Kingston Police Drug Enforcement Unit began an investigation into the trafficking of fentanyl into the City of Kingston. With the assistance of the Durham Regional Police and the Napanee Community Street Crime Unit of the Ontario Provincial Police it was determined that fentanyl was being supplied

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