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December 8, 2017 ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Download PDF Version

Missing 16 Year Old Male


December 8th, 2017

The Gananoque Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating 16 year old Cole MCDONELL. MCDONELL was last seen December 7th at approximately 4pm. He is 6'1", 140-150 lbs, short black hair, brown eyes and wearing a black hoodie, ripped jeans and Under Armor runners. MCDONELL was observed entering a black Chev/GMC pickup with flame decals down the sides. Anyone with information as to the whereabouts of Cole MCDONELL are asked to contact our service at 613-382-4509.





November 13, 2017 ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Download PDF Version

Female Charged with Impaired / Female Arrested on Multiple Charges


November 9th, 2017

On November 9th, 2017 at 08:30am officers of the Gananoque Police Service conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle. As a result of the traffic stop and speaking with the driver of the motor vehicle, officers requested the driver provide a breath sample into an approved screening device. The driver registered a “fail” on the device and was arrested for operating a motor vehicle with over 80 mgs of alcohol.

The driver was transported to the Gananoque Police Service where the driver provided two samples of breath into an approved instrument.

A 51-year-old female from Gananoque was charged with operating a motor vehicle with over 80 mgs of alcohol. The female was released to appear in court at a later date.

The female’s drivers licence was automatically suspended for 90 days. The vehicle was seized and impounded for seven days, with the accused being responsible for all fees and fines.

November 13th, 2017

In the early morning hours of November 13th, 2017 officers of the Gananoque Police Service conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle. As a result of the traffic stop a 31-year-old female from Kingston was arrested for drug possession. Pursuant to arrest police searched the motor vehicle and located a quantity of illegal drugs, drug paraphernalia and a canister of pepper spray. The female is currently before the courts on an undertaking before an officer in charge and on probation. The female was held in custody pending a show cause hearing.

The charges include;

Possession for the purpose of trafficking 5(2) CDSA – 2 counts
Possession of substance 4(1) CDSA
Unauthorized possession of a weapon 91(2) CC
Knowledge of unauthorized possession of a weapon 92(2) CC
Carry concealed prohibited device 90 CC
Possession of weapon for dangerous purpose 88 CC
Fail to comply with probation 733.1 (1) CC
Fail to comply with undertaking 145(5.1) CC

Lock It Or Lose It

The Gananoque Police Service has received numerous complaints regarding thefts from the box portion of pick up trucks. The public are reminded to keep their vehicles locked, keys removed and valuables out of site and their windows closed to deter thieves from entering.

October 30, 2017 ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Download PDF Version

Male Charged with Harassment, Twice


October 28th, 2017

On October 24th, 2017 Gananoque Police Service spoke with a 25 year old Gananoque male, cautioning him regarding his unwanted and disturbing communications with a female. Hours after the male was cautioned, the Victim advised that the male had escalated his communication and had been observed lingering in the vicinity of her apartment.
Gananoque Police later located the male and arrested him. He was held for a show cause hearing and released late the same day.

On October 28th, 2017 Gananoque Police received information that the male had been breaching conditions of his Recognizance since being released. After pursuing the lead provided, police confirmed that the Accused had in fact breached two of the conditions of his Recognizance.

The Accused male was located and arrested and will be held for another show cause hearing.

Charges include:
Criminal Harassment – Repeated Communication – Section 264(1)(b) Criminal Code (2 counts)
Criminal Harassment – Watch and Beset – Section 264(1)(c) Criminal Code (2 counts)
Harassing Communication – Section 372(3) Criminal Code
Fail to Comply with Recognizance – Section 145(3) Criminal Code (2 counts)

October 25, 2017 ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Download PDF Version

Male Charged with Public Mischief


October 24th, 2017

On October 24th, 2017 Gananoque Police Service were asked to assist Ontario Provincial Police in locating a driver of a vehicle that was abandoned in a ditch near Cunningham Road. A witness provided a description of the suspect male. The suspect male had become nervous upon learning that police had been dispatched to the scene and fled on foot; last seen walking towards Gananoque.

Gananoque Police later received a 911 call reporting the vehicle as stolen. Subsequent investigation lead to the discovery that the driver had a suspended license and had provided false information to police regarding his involvement in the incident. The male was arrested and released on a promise to appear in court at a later date.

Charges include:
Public Mischief – Section 140(1)(c) Criminal Code
Fail to Remain – Section 200(1)(a) Highway Traffic Act
Driving While Under Suspension – Section 53(1) Highway Traffic Act

October 21, 2017 ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Download PDF Version

Male Charged with Trafficking Cocaine


October 20th, 2017

Following a short investigation the Gananoque Police arrested a 21-year-old Gananoque man for trafficking Cocaine. In addition to the drug offence the male was further charged with failing to comply with a condition of his recognizance.
The male was held in custody pending a bail hearing.

October 17, 2017 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Download PDF Version

Kingston Man Charged with Carrying a Prohibited Weapon


October 17th, 2017

The Gananoque Police arrested a 27-year-old Kingston man for weapons offences. Police observed the man operating a motor vehicle on King Street East in Gananoque and police were aware that the man’s driver’s licence was suspended. The vehicle was stopped and the male was investigated. Pursuant to arrest police searched the motor vehicle and located a small quantity of Marihuana and a switch blade knife, which is a prohibited weapon.
Further investigation revealed the man was bound by an order which prohibits him from possessing weapons. As a result, the male was charged with 2 counts of driving while suspended, possession of a prohibited weapon and failing to comply with his prohibition order.
The man will appear in court at a later date.


Lock It or Lose It


The Gananoque Police Service has received numerous complaints of vehicles being broken into. Police are urging the public to keep their vehicles locked, keys removed, valuables out of sight and their windows closed to deter thieves from entering.

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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