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Gananoque Police Reports – September 23, 2021

 

Gananoque – Police reports from the Gananoque Police Service from September 17th and 21st, 2021.

On the evening of September 17 th , at approximately midnight, a vehicle was observed driving toward the police cruiser straddling the center line of the road, causing the officer to swerve to avoid a collision. After conducting a u-turn, the officer observed the vehicle to be completely in the oncoming lane of traffic. The officer conducted a stop and observed the driver to be exhibiting several signs of impairment by alcohol. The male driver was arrested for impaired driving. He later provided samples of his breath that were close to double the legal limit. As a result, the 30-year-old Kingston area male was charged for Impaired Operation of a Conveyance, his drivers license is suspended for 90 days, and his vehicle was impounded for 7 days. The male will have to attend court on a future date to answer to the charges.

On the morning of September 21 st , 2021, a 30-year-old Kingston male turned himself in to Gananoque Police Service on an outstanding bench warrant. The original charges stem from domestic related offences in October of 2020. The male was arrested in 2020, held for a show cause hearing and released from court on several conditions. The male subsequently failed to attend his next court appearance, resulting in a bench warrant being issued for his arrest. The male was held in custody for a show cause hearing and later released on further conditions. Gananoque Police Service can confirm that Sylvia Dumont has been located and has been spoken to by
police. We would like to thank the public for all the shared social media posts and concern.

Gananoque Police would like to remind the public to be cautious of ongoing phone scams. Scammers will often pose as agents of the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), computer companies, banking institutions and even police agencies in an effort to obtain your personal information. The CRA will never attempt to collect money via phone. Further, if anyone is demanding money over the phone, “cause the pause”. Ask questions. Call your local police service to inquire. Do not call numbers provided by possible scammers, look them up yourself. To learn more about these types of frauds you can visit the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre at:

www.antifraudcentre-centreantifraude.ca.