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OPP lay impaired, stunt driving charges over high-traffic weekend

Members of the South Frontenac Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were vigilant this past weekend which saw an influx of extra traffic to the city of Kingston. In a media release dated Monday, Oct. 18, 2021, OPP reminded citizens of the important role they play in saving lives

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Local OPP lay impaired and stunt driving charges over busy Thanksgiving weekend

Local detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were kept busy over the Thanksgiving long weekend. Members of the South Frontenac and Sharbot Lake Detachments arrested one person for impaired driving, attended three motor vehicle collisions, two marine distress calls for service, two stolen vehicles, and a missing person, as

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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 advise of changes to Highway Traffic Act for racing/stunt driving

New legislation will come into effect regarding the Highway Traffic Act (HTA) for racing/stunt driving on Thursday, Jul. 1, 2021. The first change is an increase in the previous seven-day vehicle impoundment period to 14 days, according to a report from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP).  The second change is

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Kingston man charged with impaired stunt driving on Highway 401

A 55-year-old Kingston man was taken into custody after Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) observed a vehicle travelling above the speed limit, eastbound on Highway 401 in the city of Kingston. Shortly before 9 p.m. on Sunday, Jun. 13, 2021, OPP stopped the vehicle and after further investigation, the driver was

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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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