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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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Prince Edward County man charged after fleeing RIDE program

A RIDE program was conducted by members from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Prince Edward County Detachment on Saturday Feb. 27, 2021, in Cherry Valley. Shortly before 7:30 p.m. OPP requested a driver stop their vehicle for further investigation. The driver then left the scene in his vehicle, according to

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OPP issue safety message regarding flares and suspicious packages

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have released a statement warning Prince Edward County residents that military ordnances and search and rescue flares may be discovered in the area. On Tuesday Feb. 16, 2021 members from the Prince Edward County OPP Detachment responded to a weapons disposal call. According to an

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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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PEC OPP warn of ongoing phone scam

According to a release from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), dated Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, the Prince Edward County Detachment has received a number of reports of a phone scam.  Individuals have reported receiving phone calls from individuals claiming to be representatives of the government working for ‘Ontario Home Protection’,

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Judgement of Kingston 2020 celebrates Ontario chardonnays

Each year, the Judgement of Kingston offers attendees the chance to explore the world of wine, comparing similar wines from different wineries while also raising funds for local charities. This year, the annual event was not open to the public due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, that didn’t stop the

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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 seize nearly 2300 cannabis plants in Prince Edward County

After executing a warrant in Sophiasburgh Ward in Prince Edward County, members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) East Region Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) have seized nearly 2300 cannabis plants. According to an OPP release dated Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, CSCU officers, along with members of the Prince Edward

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Male arrested for dangerous behaviour at Sandbanks Provincial Park

Members of the Prince Edward County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) assisted the Provincial Park Wardens at Sandbanks Provincial Park in the arrest of a man exhibiting threatening behaviour. Just before 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 10, 2020, Park Wardens were called to a disturbance in the park. The Wardens attempted

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Prince Edward County struggles with tourist traffic amidst the pandemic

The tourism office for Prince Edward County is asking people to avoid visiting “on a whim” over the Civic holiday long weekend. “Provincial and municipal beaches are crowded and they’re closing within hours of opening,” said a July 29 statement on the tourism office’s official Facebook page, Visit the County.

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