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South Frontenac Mayor Ron Vandewal: Words are not enough

The following is a message from South Frontenac Township Mayor Ron Vandewal following the successful rescue of three-year-old Jude Leyton. The amount of relief and joy felt by this community yesterday evening was vast and incredibly overwhelming. Our countless prayers and hopeful wishes were answered with the safe rescue of

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OPP locate missing toddler on fourth day of search

After well over 72 hours of search and rescue operations, three-year-old Jude Leyton has been located alive and well in South Frontenac Township. “Well, I can say there are some very thrilled and excited people here, that’s for sure,” said Bill Dickson, Public Affairs officer with the Ontario Provincial Police

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Update: Located – Search for missing three-year-old continues in South Frontenac

UPDATE (Wednesday, Mar. 31, 2021): On the afternoon of Wednesday, Mar. 31, 2021, three-year-old Jude Leyton was located safely by the search and rescue team being overseen by the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP). Original article: The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are continuing their search for missing three-year-old Jude Leyton in

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OPP recover body of Kingston teen previously missing on Lower Beverley Lake

The search for a missing teen has ended tragically after members of the Leeds County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) located his body on Lower Beverley Lake on Monday morning. OPP say Brent Hennigar, an 18-year-old from Kingston, was one of two people who went out in a

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Search efforts transition to recovery mission following helicopter accident

The Ministry of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) have announced that the search and rescue efforts following the helicopter accident off the coast of Greece have now transitioned into search and recovery efforts. The announcement was made just after 1 p.m. on Friday, May 1, 2020, two

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Search of Lake Ontario near Bath appears to have been false alarm

  A large search and rescue operation took place last night after a report of something floating in the waters of Lake Ontario near Bath. According to the Lennox and Addington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment, the incident began at approximately 8:08 p.m. Officers of that Detachment and the

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