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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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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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CSC reports inmate death at Millhaven Regional Treatment Centre

According to Correctional Service Canada (CSC), an inmate from the Regional Treatment Centre at Millhaven Institution has died while in their custody of apparent natural causes following an illness. James Rolland, aged 74, died on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020, CSC said in a press release dated Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020.

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OPP lay charges in historical sexual assault incidents

The Leeds County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has arrested and charged an individual in connection with historical sexual offences. On Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, Leeds OPP responded to a report of an historical sexual assault that occurred in the Township of Leeds and the Thousand Islands, according

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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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Instagram account details alleged sexual offences at Queen’s

A pair of fourth-year Queen’s University students are trying to raise awareness about what they describe as a “pervasive rape culture” among the student body at Queen’s University. In the spirit of the ‘@stolenbysmith’ instagram account, launched in July to share anonymous stories of racism at the Smith School of

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Frontline workers look to City for funding amid high sexual violence case numbers

It’s been three years since Kingston Judge, Justice Allan Letourneau, delayed Chance MacDonald’s sentence so that he could finish his internship at DeLoitte. MacDonald, a former Queen’s University student, sexually assaulted a 16-year-old girl at an initiation party for his hockey team. After his sentence was through, completing 88 days

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Amherstview man arrested on Canada-wide warrant for domestic violence, sexual assault

After over two months of investigation, a local man has been arrested on a Canada-wide warrant for domestic violence and sexual assault. The arrest is the result of a joint effort between Kingston Police, the East Region Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement (ROPE) Squad and Sûreté du Québec. According to Kingston

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Kingston man charged with 15 sexual-related offences on female youths

A local man has been arrested and charged after Kingston Police learned of his multiple sexual assaults and offences on two female youth victims. On Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, police learned of the historic offences which occurred from 2016 to 2017. The accused man had been living with the mother

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Male facing multiple sex-related charges after harassing a female minor

A local man who approached a minor female pedestrian in downtown Kingston and made advances on her is now facing five charges, according to Kingston Police. The incident occurred on Monday, Sept. 30, 2019 at approximately 4:45 p.m., when the accused man approached the female victim as she was walking

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Male affiliated with youth groups, teen events arrested for historic sexual assaults

Kingston Police have released the above photo of a man accused of historic sexual assaults and are seeking information from additional potential victims. On Wednesday, Jul. 24, 2019, Kingston Police laid criminal charges for two counts of sexual assault that are historic in nature and occurred in the early 1980s

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CSC reports death of an inmate at Joyceville Institution

An inmate from Joyceville Institution has died while in custody of Correctional Service Canada (CSC) on Thursday, Jul. 18, 2019. According to CSC, the inmate, Ryan Hamon, 39, had been serving a nine-year sentence since Tuesday, Apr. 30, 2019 for sexual assault, possession of child pornography, printing/publishing child pornography, and

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