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YOUTH CHARGED AFTER MAKING THREATS

YOUTH CHARGED AFTER MAKING THREATS
LEEDS – Members of the Leeds County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have laid charges against a youth. On November 30, 2019 just before 10:30 a.m. OPP officers from the Thousand Islands office received information regarding threats made by a youth. A 13 year old has been charged with: • Utter threats- Cause death or bodily harm • Sexual assault... Read More

LEEDS OPP ARREST IMPAIRED DRIVER

LEEDS OPP ARREST IMPAIRED DRIVER
LEEDS – Members of the Leeds County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have charged an impaired driver after receiving information from the public. On December 2, 2019 just after 9:45 p.m. OPP officers of the Thousand Islands office received reports of a driver operating a vehicle while impaired. The vehicle was located and stopped on Main Street in... Read More

OSSTF Initiating Full Day Walk Out on Wednesday

OSSTF Initiating Full Day Walk Out on Wednesday
Eastern Ontario – Teachers and education workers represented by the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF/FEESO) will participate in a one-day, province-wide full withdrawal of services this Wednesday, December 4th, if a new agreement is not reached before then. The UCDSB has said if this occurs, there will be no classes, planned activities, co-operative education placements or extracurriculars for students... Read More

FIREARM SEIZED DURING TRAFFIC STOP 

FIREARM SEIZED DURING TRAFFIC STOP 
LEEDS – Members of the Leeds County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are continuing an investigation after a routine traffic stop for speeding led to numerous criminal charges against the driver. On November 23, 2019 just before 7:00 p.m. OPP officers stopped a vehicle for a traffic related offence, westbound on Highway 401, Leeds and Thousand Islands Township. During the investigation... Read More

Flexibility in setting Lake Ontario outflows to continue – International Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Board

Flexibility in setting Lake Ontario outflows to continue – International Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Board
Cornwall – The International Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Board (Board) announced today that, in directing Lake Ontario outflows, it has been given the ability to continue deviating from the flow specified by Plan 2014. The Board has had authority to deviate from Plan 2014 since May 7th, after Lake Ontario rose above the high water trigger levels specified... Read More

Crime Prevention Week: Romance Scams

Crime Prevention Week: Romance Scams
LEEDS –  Members of the Leeds County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police want to remind the public to be cautious in relation to online romance scams. Potential victims of all ages are found online using the romance scam, appealing to your romantic and compassionate side. The focus tends to be directed at the single population but anyone can be a victim.... Read More

Many Power Outages Around Our Region This Morning

Many Power Outages Around Our Region This Morning
Brockville – Hydro One is reporting many pockets of power outages around our region. There are pockets of power outages in Augusta Township, Edwardsburgh-Cardinal, Rideau Lakes, Athens Township, Elizabethtown-Kitley, Front of Yonge, Leeds & 1000 Islands, Howe Island, Gananoque, Brockville, Merrickville-Wolford and North Grenville. One of the major outages in our region is in Morrisburg and South Dundas where over... Read More

OPP LAY CHARGES IN FIRES ON GRENADIER ISLAND

OPP LAY CHARGES IN FIRES ON GRENADIER ISLAND
LANSDOWNE –   At approximately 8:30 a.m., on Saturday October 26, 2019, members of the Leeds County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were contacted by Leeds and 1000 Islands Fire Services reporting a fire at two boat houses on Grenadier Island. Leeds and 1000 Island Fire Services as well as Alexandria Bay Fire Services were at the scene. OPP attended the... Read More

Leeds OPP Charges Five Impaired Drivers in 12 Days

Leeds OPP Charges Five Impaired Drivers in 12 Days
Leeds County– Officers of the Leeds Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have arrested five people over the last 12 days for impaired driving. On October 9, 2019 officers responded to the Port of Lansdowne after the Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA) located a suspected impaired driver. A 36 year -old male from Kingston, Ontario was arrested and charged... Read More

Deck the Small Halls with special live music this holiday season

Deck the Small Halls with special live music this holiday season
The Ontario Festival of Small Halls is bringing big names in music to even more special places this holiday season Eastern Ontario – Get festive in small halls across Eastern Ontario! The Ontario Festival of Small Halls is bringing big names in music to even more special places this holiday season. The Festival is growing its holiday offerings, while presenting... Read More