Sexual Assault

Frontenac OPP is asking anyone with information that might help in a sexual assault investigation to come forward or contact Crime Stoppers.

A woman walking along Desert Lake Road in South Frontenac was sexually assaulted by two men.  They’re were described as being between 30 and 45 years old – of medium height and build and were in a large pickup truck.  One of the men had a higher pitched voice.

The assault took place between midnight and 12:30 a.m. last Thursday.

The woman was taken to hospital for treatment and released.

Cocaine Bust

Kingston Police wrapped up an investigation into cocaine trafficking in the Kingston area with the arrest of four people…three from Ottawa and one from Gatineau, Quebec.

Police say the investigation involved people travelling from Ottawa to Kingston to sell drugs.

A vehicle was stopped in the area of Montreal and John Streets Thursday night and police seized cocaine worth approximately $60,000.

Kingston – Amazing Race Canada

You’ll be able to see some scenes from Kingston in an episode of Amazing Race Canada.

Crews were videotaping at Kingston Penitentiary, Bellevue House and downtown locations on Saturday.  Anybody involved with the show in Kingston had to sign a secrecy agreement so the contestants wouldn’t find out about the locations.

There’s no word on when the episode will air.

Douglas Fluhrer Park

The future of Douglas Fluhrer Park and what’s left of the Grand Trunk Railway Station on Montreal Street is up for discussion at a public open house today.

ABNA Investments wants to move and rebuild the historic train station on the edge of the park on the inner harbour in downtown Kingston.

The development company has proposed an exchange of lands located on the waterfront at 6 Cataraqui Street for a neighbouring property it owns.

The open house is being held starting at 7pm tonight in the Wilson Room of the downtown Library.

Kingston Penitentiary Tours

If you missed the big announcement – Kingston Penitentiary will be open for tours – six days a week – from June 14th to October 29th under a new arrangement between the city, the Correctional Service and St. Lawrence Parks Commission.   Proceeds from the tours will be split between the United Way and local tourism marketing efforts.

The website… will have the details and tickets for the tours will only be sold online.

Information about the tours will be posted on the website and it says tickets will go on sale in June.



Police Equestrian Championships – Kingston Penitentiary

Kingston Police has announced it will host the 2016 North American Police Equestrian Championships at Kingston Penitentiary this fall.

The public will be able to buy tickets for the competition at KP on September 17th and 18th.

Competitors from police services across Canada and the U-S will be attending the event in Kingston that includes conference sessions and training.

It is part of the 175th anniversary activities for Kingston Police.

Lottery Winner

A Kingston man is the first winner of a $100,000 top prize in The Canadian Triple Crown scratch and win game.

Joshua Nayda says he let out a high pitched squeal when he realized he’d won.

Nayda calls the lottery win a great stress reliever.

He’s going to spend some money to get dental work done and says he’ll be able to make a sizable down payment on a new house.

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