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OTTAWA OPP INVESTIGATING TWO VEHICLE COLLISION ON 417

OTTAWA OPP INVESTIGATING TWO VEHICLE COLLISION ON 417
OTTAWA – On March 13, 2019 at approximately 10:15 a.m. officers with the Ottawa Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a two vehicle collision on Highway 417 eastbound at the Maitland interchange. The investigation has found that a 71-year old male driver had experienced medical distress before his vehicle collided with a traffic barrier. The vehicle then landed... Read More

MPP CLARK SAYS INVESTMENTS IN CRITICAL PROJECTS WILL CREATE JOBS, HELP FAMILIES AND BUSINESSES

MPP CLARK SAYS INVESTMENTS IN CRITICAL PROJECTS  WILL CREATE JOBS, HELP FAMILIES AND BUSINESSES
ONTARIO LAUNCHES $30 BILLION INFRASTRUCTURE FUNDING PROGRAM BROCKVILLE – Ontario’s Government is working for the people to make the province’s roads safer, commutes easier and communities healthier, says Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes MPP Steve Clark. Clark made the comment today after the government unveiled a new infrastructure funding program that will help create and protect good jobs across the... Read More

SIU Appealing for Witnesses to Ottawa Interaction

SIU Appealing for Witnesses to Ottawa Interaction
Mississauga – The province’s Special Investigations Unit is appealing for witnesses to an interaction that occurred last week between a 19-year-old man and Ottawa Police Service officers. Preliminary information suggests the following: At approximately 11 a.m. on March 7, 2019, police attended the Food Basics at the Herongate plaza as a result of receiving a call. When a person of interest... Read More

CRCA EXTENDS WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT – FLOOD OUTLOOK MILLHAVEN CREEK – HWY 401 TO LENNOX & ADDINGTON COUNTY ROAD 4

CRCA EXTENDS WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT – FLOOD OUTLOOK MILLHAVEN CREEK – HWY 401 TO LENNOX & ADDINGTON COUNTY ROAD 4
KINGSTON – The Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority (CRCA) has extended the current Flood Outlook Statement for Millhaven Creek. The warmer temperatures and rainfall forecast for the end of this week are expected to increase water levels in the creek. Existing ice jams are restricting flow in some areas and may contribute to localized flooding of low-lying areas. Specific areas of concern include... Read More

Animal cruelty investigation on Cedarwood Drive leads to charges

Animal cruelty investigation on Cedarwood Drive leads to charges
Ottawa–In the afternoon of February 25th the Ottawa Police received information through social media about an incident of animal cruelty involving a dog.  Video posts and photos were examined and a male suspect from the Ottawa area was identified. Frontline officers attended a residence in the 2800 block of Cedarwood Drive in Ottawa.  They identified the owner of the dog as... Read More

TAKING ACTION TO KEEP LEEDS AND GRENVILLE CLEAN AND BEAUTIFUL

TAKING ACTION TO KEEP LEEDS AND GRENVILLE CLEAN AND BEAUTIFUL
GOVERNMENT SEEKS PUBLIC INPUT ON PLAN TO REDUCE LITTER AND WASTE BROCKVILLE – Reducing litter and waste and increasing household recycling are critical parts of how the Ontario government is working for the people to keep our province clean and beautiful for generations, said Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes MPP Steve Clark. The province is inviting public feedback on proposals to... Read More

OPP: Protect Yourself from Cheque Fraud and Money Transfer Scams

OPP: Protect Yourself from Cheque Fraud and Money Transfer Scams
Receive money from a source? why would you send ANY back? ORILLIA – Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Anti-Rackets Branch, the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) and Ontario’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) say money transfer scams extort money and personal information from unwitting victims. Money transfer and cheque fraud scams are successful for fraudsters because they constantly find ways to put a... Read More

CRCA EXTENDS WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT – WATER SAFETY

CRCA EXTENDS WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT – WATER SAFETY
KINGSTON – The Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority (CRCA) has extended the current Water Safety Statement for the region. Spring Freshet: Weather forecasts indicate that air temperatures during the week of March 4th are expected to remain below seasonal, followed by above zero highs during the week of March 11th to kick off the spring season. The water content in this year’s snowpack is... Read More

SIU News Release: Kingston Police Officer Faces Charges in Relation to Collision between Cruiser and Bicycle

SIU News Release: Kingston Police Officer Faces Charges in Relation to Collision between Cruiser and Bicycle
Mississauga – The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Tony Loparco, has reasonable grounds to believe that a Kingston Police officer committed criminal offences in relation to the serious injuries sustained by a 39-year-old man in September of 2018. Director Loparco has caused charges to be laid against the officer. The SIU investigation found that on September 19, 2018, a... Read More