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BARRICADED MALE SURRENDERS PEACEFULLY TO POLICE

BARRICADED MALE SURRENDERS PEACEFULLY TO POLICE
ALMONTE – Around 9:40 a.m., on January 21, 2019, officers from the Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were dispatched to a Bridge Street address in Almonte, Ontario regarding a 26 year old male who had barricaded himself inside his residence. The following OPP resource units attended to assist officers: Canine, Emergency Response Team (ERT), Tactical Response Unit... Read More

OPP: SNOWMOBILE SAFETY WEEK JANUARY 19-27

OPP: SNOWMOBILE SAFETY WEEK JANUARY 19-27
LEEDS –  Leeds OPP officers will be riding the trails checking for snowmobile riders’ compliance during Snowmobile Safety Week and throughout the winter season. Many of the rules governing motor vehicle drivers apply to snowmobile operators. Examples include speeding, failing to stop at a road crossing and driving with blood/alcohol levels exceeding the legal limit. Failure to comply with the law... Read More

Extreme Cold Warning in effect for our entire region!

Extreme Cold Warning in effect for our entire region!
An Extreme Cold Warning is in effect for our entire region! A period of very cold wind chills is expected. An arctic air mass is forecast to move into Southern Ontario today. Wind chill values are expected to fall to near minus 35 overnight tonight and overnight Sunday. Wind chill values close to minus 30 are expected Monday night. Conditions... Read More

Winter storm warning in effect for: Brockville, Leeds-Grenville, Morrisburg-Cornwall, Kingston & Ottawa

Winter storm warning in effect for: Brockville, Leeds-Grenville, Morrisburg-Cornwall, Kingston & Ottawa
A Winter storm warning is in effect for Brockville, Leeds-Grenville, Morrisburg-Cornwall, Kingston and Ottawa. Winter storm conditions expected this evening into Sunday. Snow will advance into Eastern Ontario today and become heavier this evening. The snow will taper off from west to east on Sunday. The latest analysis is suggesting higher snowfall amounts than originally anticipated. Total snowfall amounts of... Read More

Special weather statement in effect for: Brockville, Leeds-Grenville, Morrisburg-Cornwall and Kingston

Special weather statement in effect for: Brockville, Leeds-Grenville, Morrisburg-Cornwall and Kingston
Snow and bitterly cold temperatures expected this weekend. Eastern Ontario will be on the northern fringe of a major winter storm that will track south of the Great Lakes this weekend. Periods of snow associated with this storm will begin Saturday afternoon and taper off Sunday morning. The latest analysis continues to suggest that snowfall amounts will range from near... Read More

Changes to regulations mean no smoking within 20 metres of Municipal Centre property

Changes to regulations mean no smoking within 20 metres of Municipal Centre property
North Grenville – With the legalization of cannabis in October, the Smoke Free Ontario Act was changed to include new regulations regarding vaping and cannabis, in addition to tobacco. The new regulations touch on multiple public spaces including Municipally-owned sporting and recreational facilities such as playgrounds, sports fields and the Municipal Centre. Under the new regulations, smoking (tobacco or cannabis) and... Read More

WARRANT EXECUTED IN WOLFORD TOWNSHIP – FIREARMS SEIZED

WARRANT EXECUTED IN WOLFORD TOWNSHIP – FIREARMS SEIZED
WOLFORD – On January 16, 2019, members of the North Grenville Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) and Emergency Response Team (ERT) executed a Criminal Code Search Warrant at a property on County Road 15, Wolford Township. This warrant resulted in the seizure of two non-restricted firearms and as such; Patrick MCINTYRE, aged 48 of Smith Falls, Ontario... Read More

Knights of Columbus Flag Relay in Support of Special Olympics Being Held Saturday

Knights of Columbus Flag Relay in Support of Special Olympics Being Held Saturday
Prescott – The Knights of Columbus Flag Relay in support of the Special Olympics is being held locally this Saturday, January 19th in Prescott. It is being held at St Mark’s Parish Hall in Prescott Saturday from 10:45am to 1:15pm. Chili Lunch or 2 hot dogs and a drink for $5 sponsored by the Knights of Columbus. The Knights of... Read More