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Speeding driver near Napanee facing impaired driving charges

Earlier this week a driver on Highway 401 was stopped by Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) for speeding, and is now facing impaired driving charges. At approximately 8:30 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021, officers of the Highway Safety Division of the OPP responded to a report of an erratic driver

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OPP lay more than 6,000 charges over Thanksgiving weekend

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Operation Impact campaign ran for four days over the Thanksgiving weekend, conducting enforcement on highways and roads across Ontario. Operation Impact is a national campaign led by the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police and supports Canada’s Road Safety Strategy. Across the province, OPP responded

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OPP lay more than 6,300 charges over the long weekend

A motor vehicle driver, a motorcyclist, two off-roaders and a kayaker lost their lives in separate incidents over the Civic holiday weekend, making it the most tragic long weekend of the year on Ontario Provincial Police-patrolled roads, trails and waterways, OPP said in a media release dated Thursday, Aug. 5,

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OPP laid over 3,000 charges during Operation Safe Driver week

The week of July 11 to 17, 2021 saw Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) running their Operation Safe Driver campaign. The annual week-long enforcement and education campaign focused on commercial and non-commercial vehicle drivers who failed to share the road safely and engaged in risky driving behaviours. During the campaign, the

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Stunt driving stop in Loyalist Township leads to impaired driving charges

A Loyalist Township man is facing impaired driving charges after Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers stop him for speeding. At approximately 12 p.m. on Sunday, Jul. 4, 2021, officers of the Lennox and Addington (L&A) County Detachment of the OPP were on patrol and observed a vehicle travelling at a

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OPP laid over 1,300 charges in Eastern Ontario during Road Safety Week

Last week, May 18-24, 2021, was Canada Road Safety Week. During the week-long campaign, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) maintains a strong presence on highways and roads as they join policing partners across Canada to enforce and educate road users about traffic laws. OPP officers across eastern Ontario laid a

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OPP lay 26 charges during traffic stop in Loyalist Township

Two people from Quebec are in Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) custody awaiting a bail hearing after a traffic stop on Highway 401 in Loyalist Township yesterday morning. Shortly after 9 a.m. on Sunday, Mar. 14, 2021, a traffic enforcement officer with the East Region Highway Safety Division (ERHSD) stopped an

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Two from GTA arrested on drug trafficking charges in Loyalist Township

Two people are facing charges after a traffic stop for speeding on Highway 401 uncovers drugs and cash. At approximately 3:00 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021 officers of the Highway Safety Division of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were on patrol on highway 401 Westbound in Loyalist Township, and

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OPP find open alcohol, marijuana during Napanee traffic stop

A Montreal man is facing charges after OPP find open alcohol and marijuana during a traffic stop for speeding. At approximately 11 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021 officers of the Highway Safety Division of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were on patrol on highway 401 eastbound near Palace Road

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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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OPP discover loaded handgun during traffic stop in Napanee

While conducting traffic enforcement on Highway 401 in the Town of Greater Napanee, members of the Lennox & Addington (L&A) County detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) observed a vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed just before midnight on Friday, Jan. 29, 2021. A traffic stop of

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Dangerous driving leads to multiple charges in Tyendinaga

At approximately 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021, officers of the Lennox & Addington (L&A) County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were on patrol and observed a vehicle being operated in a dangerous manner, travelling at a high rate of speed 401 Westbound, west of Deseronto Road.

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