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SIU terminates investigation into injury suffered by man during Bagot St arrest

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has closed the case on an investigation into leg fractures suffered by a 35-year-old man in the course of his arrest last month in Kingston. On Wednesday, Jul. 14, 2021, Kingston Police executed a warrant at 381 Bagot Street. According to a statement from the SIU,

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Kingston woman facing criminal charges from 2020 Highway 401 collision

A driver who fled police, struck a cruiser, and flipped her vehicle, resulting in an inquest by the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), is now facing multiple criminal charges. On Thursday, Jul. 29, 2021, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) issued a press release announcing the charges, which stem from incidents that

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SIU finds no wrongdoing after OPP interaction with highway jumper

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has closed the case on an investigation into a woman who suffered serious injuries from an incident in Odessa on February 20, 2021. Two Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers had interacted with the 18-year-old woman prior to her jumping from the 401 overpass on Wilton

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SIU terminates investigation into arrest with injuries in Napanee

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has closed the case on an investigation into the arrest of a 45-year-old man that occurred in September of 2020 in Napanee. On Sept. 23, 2020, Ontario Provincial Police officers attended the man’s workplace and attempted to apprehend the man. The man fled and made

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SIU clears Kingston Police on 12-hour standoff

A decision has been made by the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) in regards to a 12-hour standoff on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020 between Kingston Police and a man armed with a knife who had barricaded himself into a Ford Street residence. The man had previously stabbed four others before police

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SIU clears officer for collision following police pursuit

Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Joseph Martino, has released his findings in an officer involved pursuit on Highway 401. Martino determined that there are no reasonable grounds to believe that an OPP officer committed a criminal offence in connection with a collision shortly after a pursuit on Highway

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SIU finds no wrongdoing after woman ingests drugs while in custody

Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Joseph Martino, has determined that the Kingston Police officer in charge of the care of prisoners did not commit a criminal offence in connection with an overdose which took place while a woman was in custody. On Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021 the SIU

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SIU finds no wrongdoing after suspect sustains dog bites in Odessa arrest

Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Joseph Martino, has determined an Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) dog handler did not commit a criminal offence after a suspect sustained injuries during his arrest in the summer of 2020. On Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021, the SIU released their findings in the case

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SIU terminates investigation into Kingston arrest of erratic man

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has closed the case on an investigation into the arrest of a man in Kingston in September 2020. In the late afternoon on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020, Kingston Police officers were dispatched after a 911 call reporting a man behaving erratically on Princess Street between

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SIU investigating in-custody injury during Deseronto disturbance call

Shortly before 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020, officers with the Lennox and Addington County (LAC) Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a disturbance call in Deseronto. A 37-year old male was arrested in the area and charged with: Trespass at Night Fail to comply with

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SIU clears police after man’s death in Kingston fast food incident

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has determined no officer commited a criminal offence in connection with the death of a 52-year-old man following his interaction with Kingston Police at a downtown fast food restaurant on July 23, 2019. The SIU’s report states that, on that date, Kingston Police officers attended

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SIU finds no wrongdoing in relation to pursuit, Napanee collision

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has come to a conclusion on an investigation into a pursuit prior to a collision in Napanee earlier this year. The incident took place on the night of Sunday, Apr. 5 to the morning of Monday, Apr. 6, 2020. That night, an Ontario Provincial Police

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