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November 5, 2018 ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Download PDF Version

Male Arrested for Domestic Assault / Female Arrested for Theft Over $5000 / Male Arrested for Break and Enter


November 2nd, 2018

On Friday November 2rd, 2018 a female victim attended Gananoque Police Service to report ongoing issues between her and her spouse. The victim provided a sworn statement in which she disclosed an incident of Domestic Assault. As a result, her spouse was arrested and charged for the assault and the 36-year-old male was held in custody for a bail hearing.

November 3rd, 2018

On Saturday November 3rd, 2018 Gananoque Police received a complaint of a theft from a local clothing store. Owners reported that someone had gained entry to the store and throughout the night, stole a large quantity of clothing and merchandise.

Upon review of surveillance, the female suspect was recognized and subsequently arrested. A search warrant was later obtained and executed on her residence where most of the merchandise was seized, inventoried, and returned. The value of the clothing exceeded $20,000.

Police charged a 44-year-old female with Theft Over $5,000.

November 4th, 2018

On Sunday November 4th, 2018 Gananoque Police received a complaint of a break and enter into a vacant residence. While police were still processing the scene, the accused male returned to the residence looking for property that he had left inside. He was placed under arrest and charged with Break and Enter, Mischief under $5,000, as well as Failing to Comply with his Probation Order. The 23-year-old male was held in custody for a bail hearing.

October 26, 2018 ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Download PDF Version

Male Arrested for Mischief / Male Arrested for Assault / Male Arrested on Outstanding Warrant


October 25th, 2018

Officers of the Gananoque Police Service were called to a north end residence to a report of damage caused to a motor vehicle. Officers were alerted to a suspect, who was known to the victim and who was reported to have left the residence in distress. Officers located the male a short time later and arrested him for the offence of mischief. He was assessed by officers on scene and found to be suffering from mental health issues and as a result he was taken to hospital for further assessment.

The 23-year-old Gananoque male will appear in court at a later date for the offence of mischief.

October 26th, 2018

In the early morning hours of October 26th, the Gananoque Police were called to a southward residence to a report of an assault and threats. Officers attended and determined that a 31-year-old Gananoque male had attended his neighbor’s residence and assaulted the neighbor and threatened to harm them further. The male was located and arrested without incident. He was charged with assault, uttering threats and one count of failing to comply with a condition of his probation order. The male was held in custody pending a bail hearing.

October 26th, 2018

The Gananoque Police arrested a 27-year-old Gananoque male who had a warrant outstanding for two counts of possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose and three counts of failing to comply with his probation order. The charges stem from an incident investigated on August 31st, 2018. The male was held in custody pending a bail hearing.

October 7, 2018 ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Download PDF Version

Male Arrested After Serious Accident / Male Arrested for Breaching Conditions


October 5th, 2018

On October 5, 2018 officers with The Gananoque Police Service arrested and charged a 42-year-old Gananoque male with failing to comply with conditions of his probation order. The accused had been placed on probation to not have contact with his ex-common law wife and 2 children due to a previous incident that resulted in the probation order being placed on the accused. The accused was placed on the probation order in mid-September and on October 4, 2018 the accused communicated with the 3 individuals in a public place for an extended period of time. Police were notified, and the contact was confirmed. The accused was held in custody pending a bail hearing.

October 6th, 2018

On October 6, 2018 at 3:48PM the Gananoque Police Service, Gananoque Fire Department and Leeds and Grenville EMS attended to the intersection of James Street and North Street, Gananoque as a result of a 2-motor vehicle collision. It was determined each vehicle had one occupant the lone driver. 1 driver was treated for minor injuries at Kingston General Hospital and released. The second driver was treated for serious non-life-threatening injuries and remains in hospital care receiving treatment. As a result of the investigation a 20-year-old Gananoque male was arrested and charged with:

• Dangerous Operation of Motor Vehicle Cause Bodily Harm - Section 249(3) CC
• Exceed 80 Milligrams Blood Alcohol Content/Motor Vehicle/with Bodily Harm, - Section 255(2.1) CC
• Driving While Ability Impaired Cause Bodily Harm/Motor Vehicle/Alcohol - Section 255(2) CC

The accused was held in custody to attend bail court.

The Gananoque Police Services is asking any witnesses that observed the collision to contact 613-382-4422.

October 1, 2018 ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Download PDF Version

Traffic Stop Leads to Multiple Charges / Male Youth Arrested for Breaching Conditions / Two Males Arrested for Drug Possession


September 30th, 2018

On the 30th of September 2018, officers of the Gananoque Police Service conducted a traffic stop of a male known to them to be a habitual suspended driver. During the traffic stop the male was again found to be suspended, the licence plates on the car were not attached to the proper vehicle, the validation sticker was expired, and he was found to have no insurance. As a result, the licence plates were seized and the vehicle was towed. The male received two Part 1 Provincial Offences Notices as well as two Part III Summons to appear in Court at a later date.

September 30th, 2018

On the 30th of September 2018, the Gananoque Police responded to a youth group home to assist the staff with a problematic and aggressive 16-year-old youth. Upon further investigation, it was determined that the youth was breaching multiple conditions of his Probation and was subsequently charged and held for a bail hearing at the Brockville Youth Ontario Court of Justice.

September 30th, 2018

On the 30th of September 2018, police arrested two adult males found be in possession of heroin, fentanyl, and methamphetamine. Both males were charged for possession of schedule I substances as well as breaches of probation and conditions of recognizance. Both males will appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Brockville at a later date.

September 27, 2018 ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Download PDF Version

Female Arrested for Theft


September 26th, 2018

On September 26th 2018, Gananoque Police Service arrested a 47 year old female in a position of trust for stealing from a client. The accused was providing health care to a disabled client. Over the course of several weeks the accused used her client’s bank card and PIN to make several unauthorized withdrawals and purchases – over $2000 in total.

The illegal transactions were discovered by a family member who then brought it to the attention of the Victim and reported it to Police.

The accused was charged for 3 counts relating to the theft and use of the Victim’s card. She was released on a promise to appear in court at a later date.

September 24, 2018 ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Download PDF Version

Two Males Arrested During Traffic Stop


September 24th, 2018

In the early morning hours of September 24th, the Gananoque Police conducted a traffic stop on King Street East. Officers investigated two occupants, who were both from the Toronto area. It was determined that the driver was disqualified from driving resulting from a conviction for Impaired Operation. The 35-year-old was charged with driving while disqualified and released to appear in court at a later date. His vehicle was impounded for 45 days.

The passenger of the motor vehicle was found to be on bail with conditions not to have any contact with the male identified as the driver. As a result, the 27-year-old man was arrested for two counts of failing to comply with the conditions of his Recognizance. The male was held in custody pending a bail hearing.

September 14, 2018 ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Download PDF Version

Search Warrant Leads to Drug and Weapons Charges


September 13th, 2018

On September 13, 2018 The Gananoque Police Service with the assistance of The Brockville Police K9 Unit executed a search warrant at a King Street East residence. Officers seized a quantity of hydromorphone, speed, crystal methamphetamine, cannabis and cannabis resin. Officers further seized a loaded 22 caliber rifle that had the stock and barrel modified so it was able to be concealed. Officers also located ammunition.

A 22 year old female from Gananoque was arrested and charged with drug related offences. A 47 year old Gananoque female was charged with drug related offences. A 55 year old Gananoque man was charged with drug related offences and several weapons related offences. All person are scheduled to appear in Brockville Court to answer to the charges.

September 9, 2018 ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Download PDF Version

Male Arrested for Criminal Harassment


September 9th, 2018

On September 9, 2018 as a result of an ongoing investigation officers arrested and charged a 27-year-old Gananoque male with criminal harassment and fail to comply with conditions on his recognizance of bail for contacting the victim. The male accused repeatedly contacted the victim by using blocked and private telephone numbers, multiple Facebook profiles, and third-party mobile apps that provide phantom locations and numbers where calls and text messages were sent. The male accused was charged previously last month with similar related offences with the same victim and was on release conditions from court. The accused was located and arrested held in custody pending a show cause bail hearing.

September 8, 2018 ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Download PDF Version

Wanted Male Arrested and Charged


September 7th, 2018

On September 7, 2018 officers from The Gananoque Police Service while on patrol observed a known male that was wanted by The Brockville Police Service on outstanding charges of Assault. The male was arrested and searched, officers located a quantity of crystal methamphetamine on the male. The male was charged with possession of a controlled substance under the Controlled Drugs and Substance Act and was held in custody and turned over to The Brockville Police Service.

September 7, 2018 ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Download PDF Version

Search Warrant Leads to Weapons Offences


September 6th, 2018

On September 6, 2018 the Gananoque Police Service received a complaint regarding a male being in possession of a gun(s). As result of their investigation police obtained a search warrant for the residence where the male was residing.

Officers seized a 12-gauge shotgun from the residence as well as other related items.

A 37-year-old male from Gananoque was arrested and charged with the following offences;

Possession of weapon for a dangerous purpose
Carry a concealed weapon
Careless storage of a firearm
Unauthorized possession of a firearm
Knowledge of Unauthorized possession of a firearm
Failing to comply with undertaking
Failing to comply with probation.

The male was held in custody pending a show cause hearing.

September 4, 2018 ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Download PDF Version

Male Arrested for Possession of Crystal Meth


September 4th, 2018

On September 4th, 2018 as a result of an ongoing investigation the Gananoque Police Service arrested and charged a 33 year old Gananoque man for possession of crystal methamphetamine. The male was also found to be breaching conditions of a probation order and release conditions issued from the Ottawa Police Service for unrelated charges. The male was held in custody pending a bail hearing.

September 2, 2018 ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Download PDF Version

Female Arrested on Outstanding Warrant / Male Arrested for Breaching the Peace / Male Arrested for Public Intoxication


September 1st, 2018

The Gananoque Police arrested a 33-year-old female who had warrants for various property offences and two counts of failing to attend court. The female was initially located and arrested by Kingston Police, who turned her over to Gananoque Police for processing.

The female was kept in custody pending a bail hearing.

September 1st, 2018

Late Saturday evening the Gananoque Police were called to a west end business to a report of a male who was intoxicated and had been arguing with his family. Police attended and found the male had causing some damage to the property and had become confrontational with his family.

The 26-year-old from out of province was arrested for breaching the peace and was held until he was sober and then released without charges.

September 2nd, 2018

Early Sunday morning, the Gananoque Police, while on patrol observed a lone male who appeared to be sleeping on a bench along King Street East. Officers spoke to the male who had urinated on the sidewalk and was found to be extremely intoxicated. The male did not have any companions to look after him, and as a result the 38-year-old man was arrested for his own safety. He was kept in custody until sober and released after being served a ticket for being intoxicated in a public place.

Reminders

May 2, 2017 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Download PDF Version

Reminder about School Buses


The Gananoque Police Service has received several complaints of vehicles failing to stop for local school buses which have their flashing lights activated and children boarding the bus.
We would like to remind drivers to remain vigilant when on the roads during the morning and afternoon hours.


When driving on a road WITHOUT a median:
  • drivers travelling in both directions must stop for a stopped school bus with its upper red lights flashing.
  • when you approach the bus from the front, stop at a safe distance to let children get on or off the bus and cross the road.
  • when approaching from the rear, drivers should maintain an approximate 20 metre space.
  • do not move forward until the red lights have stopped flashing or the bus begins to move.

Drivers can be charged if they pass a stopped school bus with its upper red lights flashing:

  • First offence: $400 to $2,000 and six demerit points.
  • Each following offence: $1,000 to $4,000, six demerit points and possible jail time (up to six months).
  • Vehicle owners can also be charged if their vehicle illegally passes a stopped school bus, even if they weren't driving.
  • If the vehicle owner does not pay the fine, they will not be able to renew the vehicle's permit.
February 21, 2017

Be Safe When Shopping Online



Today, with all the shopping transactions that take place daily online, the Gananoque Police Service understands that you may feel uncomfortable meeting a stranger to complete an internet transaction. This Service encourages individuals to use the Gananoque Emergency Services parking lot as a "Safe Exchange Spot" for your internet purchases. Our station is under video surveillance and staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Gananoque Police Service
340 Herbert Street
Gananoque, Ontario
K7G-1R1
Administration:
613-382-4422 or 613-382-4509
Fax:
613-382-7167
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