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OPP shuts down ‘significant’ Eastern Ontario meth operation

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) East Region Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) and Belleville Police Service announced today that they have shut down a significant crystal methamphetamine and cocaine trafficking operation in Eastern Ontario. CSCU officers, along with members of the OPP Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau (OCEB), OPP Emergency Response

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Wanted federal offender known to frequent Kingston area

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have released the above photo as the Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement (ROPE) Squad is requesting public assistance to locate a federal offender. George Hasler, 56, is wanted on a Canada Wide Warrant as a result of his breach of statutory release. Hasler is described as

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Couple arrested for possession of stolen car, drugs, and firearms

Police investigating a stolen vehicle ended up in a much larger investigation involving drugs and firearms at a hotel off of Division Street near Highway 401. The investigation unfolded on Friday, Jan. 3, 2020 when members of the Kingston Police Street Crime Unit observed the stolen vehicle leaving the parking

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Local man facing drug and weapons charges after assaulting police

A Kingston man is facing 10 charges after he assaulted a police officer and was then found to be in possession of drugs and a prohibited weapon. The incident occurred on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019. At approximately 1:15 p.m. that day, police were informed that the accused man was refusing

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Guns, drugs, weapons seized by OPP in Tyendinaga

Members of the Tyendinaga Police Service and the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have executed a search warrant in Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, resulting in the seizure of weapons and drugs. Officers with the Community Street Crime Unit of the Lennox and Addington County OPP along with those from the Tyendinaga Police

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UPDATE: Fourth person arrested – Police arrest three Kingston residents in overdose death, looking for fourth

UPDATE (Friday, Nov. 15, 2019): According to the Lennox and Addington County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the fourth person has now been arrested. The investigation into the death of a 30-year-old who was found unresponsive at a residence in Odessa began on Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019. That

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Police seize handguns, large quantity of drugs from north end residence

Two people have been arrested and are facing a litany of charges after Kingston Police executed a search warrant in late September. The Kingston Police Drug Enforcement Unit executed the search warrant at a north end residence on Friday, Sept. 27, 2019 at approximately 11 a.m. Once police entered the

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Warrants executed at Rideau Street address in relation to drugs, firearms

Members of the Kingston Police Major Crimes and Forensics Units remain on scene today at a downtown residence following the execution of a search warrant over the weekend. On Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019 at approximately 5:40 p.m., the Kingston Police Drug Unit and the Kingston Police Emergency Response Team executed

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Loyalist Township man charged after fleeing police during traffic stop

A man from Loyalist Township is facing a litany of charges after he was stopped for a traffic related offence and chose to flee from police instead. The incident occurred on Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019, when, at approximately 2:55 a.m., officers from the Leeds County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial

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Six arrested in Napanee drug raid

Officers with the Lennox and Addington Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) detachment executed a search warrant in the early hours of Tuesday, Apr. 30, 2019 at a Napanee area residence. As a result, the following six people were arrested:   Dessiree Elizabeth Kemp, 22, of Quinte West was charged with: Possession

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Kingston man on five Canada-wide driving prohibitions facing multiple charges after fleeing police in car

A routine traffic stop mid-day turned into a not-so-routine incident after the driver and passenger of the stopped vehicle attempted to flee police. According to Kingston Police, officers conducted a traffic stop at approximately 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Apr. 2, 2019 in the area of Weller Avenue and Compton Street.

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Joint forces drug bust nets $112,000 in fentanyl

In late 2018 the Kingston Police Drug Enforcement Unit began an investigation into the trafficking of fentanyl into the City of Kingston. With the assistance of the Durham Regional Police and the Napanee Community Street Crime Unit of the Ontario Provincial Police it was determined that fentanyl was being supplied

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