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February 19, 2019 ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Download PDF Version

Male Arrested for Breaching Recognizance / Female Charged with Perjury / Male Arrested for Impaired


February 14th, 2019

On February 14, 2019 the Gananoque Police Service was contacted by a female regarding unwanted contact from her ex-husband. The male had been previously charged for domestic related offences and was released at bail court on conditions, including to have no direct or indirect contact with the female. As a result of the investigation, police arrested and charged a 36-year-old male from Kingston with failing to comply with conditions of his recognizance of bail. The male was held in custody pending a show cause bail hearing.

February 14th, 2019

On January 2, 2019 the Gananoque Police Service commenced an investigation regarding a female accused who attended Brockville court as a possible surety. The female was attempting to act as a surety for a male who had been arrested by the Gananoque Police Service on Aggravated assault charges. The female was determined to have provided the court false sworn testimony in an attempt to get the male released on bail. As a result of the investigation, a 26-year-old female from Mallorytown was arrested and charged with perjury and obstruct justice. The female is scheduled to appear in Brockville court to answer to the charges at a later date.

February 18th, 2019

On February 18, 2019 the Gananoque Police Service were contacted regarding a male patron who had been drinking, left a licensed establishment and proceeded to drive. Police received another call shortly after regarding a single motor vehicle collision that was determined to be the same person and vehicle involved. As a result of the investigation, a 55-year-old male from Gananoque was arrested and charged with impaired operation, over 80 mgs/ml, and related highway Traffic Act offences.

January 09, 2019 ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Download PDF Version

3 Arrested After Report of Theft / Male Arrested for Assault


January 6th, 2019

The Gananoque Police were called to an east end gas bar to a report of occupants of a mini van having pumped gas and left without paying. Officers attended and located the vehicle and occupants in an east end parking lot. The driver was investigated and found to be impaired by alcohol and drugs. All three occupants were uncooperative with police and failed to identify themselves. Further investigation revealed stolen property within the vehicle.

All 3 individuals were arrested and returned to the Gananoque Police Service. A 32-year-old Stittsville man was charged with Impaired Operation of a Motor Vehicle, Driving while Suspended, Possession of Property Obtained by Crime, Theft under $5,000, Obstruct Police and one count of Failing to Comply with a condition of his Probation Order. A 34-year-old Ottawa man was charged with Theft under $5,000, Possession of Property Obtained by Crime and Obstructing Police. A 21-year-old Ottawa female was charged with Theft under $5,000, Possession of Property Obtained by Crime and Obstructing Police. All three were held in custody pending a bail hearing.

January 9th, 2019

In the early morning hours of January 9th, the Gananoque Police were called to a Charles Street South residence to a report of an assault. Officers attended and determined a male had been at the residence and was unwanted by the owner. The suspect got into an altercation with a male victim. The suspect punched the victim in the face causing minor injuries. The suspect left the scene before police arrived.

Officers patrolled the area, located the suspect and arrested him without incident. A 42-year-old Gananoque man has been charged with one count of Assault and two counts of Failing to Comply with the conditions of his Undertaking. He is being held in custody pending a bail hearing.

January 01, 2019 ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Download PDF Version

Youth Probation Violations / Domestic Violence Arrest / Assault With a Weapon


December 29th, 2018

In the early morning hours of December 29th, the Gananoque Police responded to a dispute at a King Street East residence. Officers entered the residence and spoke to a male and female inside. The female lied to officers about her identity as she was on probation with a condition not to communicate with the male. The female left the residence before officers became aware.

The female was located a short time later and was arrested. The 16-year-old Kingston female was charged with one count of obstructing a peace officer and three counts of failing to comply with the conditions of her probation order. She was released and will appear in court at a later date.

December 29th, 2018

The Gananoque Police received a report of domestic violence that had occurred several weeks prior. A subsequent investigation resulted in a 29-year-old Gananoque man being arrested and charged with one count of domestic assault and one count of uttering threats to damage property. The man was held in custody pending a bail hearing.

December 31st, 2018

Gananoque Police were called to Charles Street South residence to a report of an assault. Police attended and found that the parties were still on scene. Subsequent investigation revealed that a female suspect attended the residence to locate her boyfriend and a disturbance ensued between the suspect and her boyfriend’s family. The suspect struck a female victim several times with an umbrella causing minor injuries to the victim’s head.

An 18-year-old Gananoque female was arrested for assault with a weapon and was released to appear in court at a later time.

Citizen Alert - "LOCK IT OR LOSE IT"

The Gananoque Police have received numerous reports of suspect(s) entering vehicles and stealing the contents. Citizens are reminded to protect your property and vehicle from theft. Always roll up your vehicle’s windows, lock the doors and pocket the keys when you park your car. Park in a well-lit area and never leave valuables in plain view.

December 21, 2018 ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Download PDF Version

Police Make Several Arrests in Various Incidents


December 20th, 2018

On December 20, 2018 the Gananoque Police Service arrested a 21-year-old Prescott male on an outstanding arrest warrant from a shoplifting incident from an east end business in Gananoque. The male was identified as the accused from an incident in September 2018 where the male entered the business and stole a $599.99 hoverboard and fled the business. The male was identified on CCTV video footage and was eventually located, arrested and held in custody pending a bail hearing in Brockville Court.

December 20th, 2018

On December 20, 2018 the Gananoque Police Service arrested a 49-year-old Amherstview male for failing to attend court. The male had been out on release conditions from a previous break and enter related offence and failed to attend court for his scheduled court date. The male was located and brought into custody and is scheduled to answer to the charges in Brockville Court.

December 20th, 2018

On December 20, 2018 the Gananoque Police Service was contacted regarding a concern for the wellbeing for a male who was observed to be falling and extremely intoxicated in the east end of Gananoque. Officers located the male who exhibited signs of extreme intoxication. The 47-year-old Gananoque male was arrested and charged under the Liquor Licence Act for being intoxicated in a public place and held in custody till sober.

December 20th, 2018

On December 20, 2018 the Gananoque Police Service responded to two separate Mental Health related calls. In each occurrence the males were apprehended under the Mental Health Act due to concerns for their safety and wellbeing. They were transported to hospital, where they received medical treatment and admitted into hospital care.

December 7, 2018 ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Download PDF Version

Male Arrested in Assault Investigation


December 6th, 2018

In the early morning hours of August 26th, 2018 the Gananoque Police Service received multiple 911 calls reporting an unprovoked assault that had occurred along the roadside of County Road 2, just outside the east gates. The victim was assaulted after he and a group of friends were walking along the road and were approached by a group of unknown people that were staying at a local motel. The unknown accused began kicking at the group and punched one victim multiple times. The individuals that were staying at the motel fled the scene. The victim sustained serious injuries that resulted in medical treatment at Kingston General Hospital.

As a result of the subsequent investigation, a 28 year old Mallorytown male was identified as the accused. On December 6th, 2018 the accused was arrested without incident and transported to Brockville Court for a show cause bail hearing. The accused is charged with Aggravated Assault and Fail to Comply with a Recognizance of Bail from unrelated charges in another jurisdiction.

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
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613-382-4422 or 613-382-4509
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613-382-7167
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