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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 impaired driving, stunt driving charges in Napanee

After a traffic stop for speeding, a Scarborough man is facing multiple charges, including having open alcohol in the vehicle. At approximately 4 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021, officers of the Lennox and Addington (L&A) County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were on patrol and observed a

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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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Two drivers charged with impaired driving on Christmas Eve

Officers from the Lennox and Addington (L&A) County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a R.I.D.E. (Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere) program on County Road 5 at the Palace Road off Ramp of the 401 in Greater Napanee, Ontario, on Thursday, Dec. 24, 2020. According to a release from

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Napanee traffic stop leads to arrest of four people

Four individuals are facing charges after a traffic stop on Highway 401 eastbound near Greater Napanee. At approximately 1:30 p.m. on Thursday Dec. 10, 2020, officers of the Lennox and Addington (L&A) County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) observed a vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed

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Operation Impact sees OPP lay over 1400 charges across eastern Ontario

The Operation Impact campaign saw Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers across eastern Ontario lay a total of 1460 charges over the Thanksgiving weekend. According to a report from the OPP, dated Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, officers conducted traffic stops on nearly 1600 vehicles between the Quebec border and Quinte West,

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Frontenac OPP report collision, stunt driving charges

Charges are pending in the on-going investigation of a single-vehicle collision early this morning, on Highway 15 near Woodburn Road. Frontenac OPP, Kingston Fire and Rescue, and Frontenac Paramedics responded to the rollover shortly before 4:30 a.m. on Friday, Jul. 10, 2020. Kingston Fire extricated the only occupant of the vehicle,

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Canada Day Week traffic campaign sees seven fatalities, 11,014 charges

Every summer, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) runs a Canada Day Week safety campaign. This year’s campaign ran from Thursday, Jun. 27 to Sunday, Jul. 5, 2020. During this year’s weekly campaign, five people died in motor vehicle collisions and two were killed in boating accidents. The causes of the

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Kingston man facing multiple charges after fleeing from OPP

A Kingston man created quite a commotion after his erratic driving caught the attention of the Ontario Provincial Police, who pursued the man and ended up deploying a tire deflation device to stop him. At approximately 8:05 p.m. on Tuesday, May 19, 2020, officers from the Central Hastings Detachment of

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Frontenac OPP lay seven stunt driving charges in under three weeks

Officers from the Frontenac Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have been kept busy with drivers taking the lack of vehicular traffic as an excuse for excessive speeds. According to the Frontenac OPP, seven individuals have been charged with stunt driving since Saturday, Apr. 25, 2020. Speeds clocked during

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OPP traffic stop in Napanee leads to drugs and firearms charges

A Quebec driver is facing a litany of charges after a traffic stop for stunt driving revealed the driver to be in possession of drugs, loaded guns, and a large amount of cash. According to the Lennox and Addington Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the driver was stopped on the evening

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Kingston man stopped for stunt driving found to be impaired

A local man is facing multiple charges after officers stopped his vehicle for excessive speeding and found him to be under the influence of alcohol. At approximately 9:38 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 17, 2020, officers from the Frontenac Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting traffic enforcement on

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