Gananoque - Officers of the Gananoque Police Service investigated 62 occurrences during the seven day period ending July 8th, 2012. This included 11 criminal occurrences, 4 calls to 911 for assistance and 4 motor vehicle collisions. A total of 8 Provincial Offence Notices were issued, 3 under the Liquor Licence Act and 5 under the Highway Traffic Act.
Category: Gananoque & Leeds & 1000 Islands
Created on Monday, 09 July 2012 10:00
For the month of June the Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (S.T.E.P.) focused on Impaired Driving and Cycling Safety. Five cautions were issued for Cycling Safety. One person was charged with Impaired Driving and Driving Over .08. As well as one driver was issued a 3 day driving suspension.
July 2nd, 2012
On July 2nd, 2012 officers while on patrol were advised of an unconscious female lying on the ground near a Stone Street business. Officers located female who showed signs of severe intoxication. Female was transported to station and lodged in cells until sober. Female was issued a Provincial Offences Notice for Being Intoxicated in a Public Place.
July 3rd, 2012
On July 3rd, 2012 the Gananoque Police Service received a report that a Mountain Equipment Co-op double stroller, orange in colour was taken from the front step of a west end residence. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Gananoque Police Service at 613-382-4509.
July 5th, 2012
Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Child Sexual Exploitation Unit, OPP Technical Crime Unit, Kingston Police Service and the Gananoque Police Service have charged a Gananoque man following a six week on-line undercover child pornography investigation.
On July 5, 2012 police executed a search warrant at a Gananoque residence. As a result of this investigation, two computers and external media were seized which contained images of child sexual abuse.
Ronald Ross BEST, aged 41 years, of Gananoque, Ontario is charged with two counts of Possession of Child Pornography and one count of Make Available Child Pornography. The investigation is continuing.
July 5th, 2012
The Gananoque Police received a report of a dispute at a west end business. Officers spoke with involved parties and ultimately arrested a 51 year old female for public intoxication. Female was transported to the station and lodged in cells until sober. Female was released with a Provincial Offences Notice for Being Intoxicated in a Public Place.
July 6th, 2012
Officers of the Gananoque Police responded to a motor vehicle collision on King Street East. An investigation was conducted resulting in a 61 year old female driver being charged with Careless Driving, Section 130 of the Highway Traffic Act.
A male attended the Gananoque Police Service to report that sometime over the night hours of June 27th and June 28th, unknown person(s) appear to have punctured all four of the tires on his vehicle. The complainant advised the vehicle was parked at a west ward residence and all tires appear to have been punctured with an ice pick or similar tool, causing the tires to slowly leak.
In the late evening hours police received a report of a domestic dispute at a north ward residence. An investigation was conducted in which it was determined that no assaults or threats had been made by either party and they had been in an argument over household finances. Both parties were calm upon police departure, agreeing to stay apart from each other for the rest of the evening.
July 8th, 2012
911 call received reporting an assault which had just occurred on Stone Street North. Officers attended and spoke with complainant who stated an unknown intoxicated female entered his vehicle demanding he drive her home. The complainant refused and the female began assaulting him. The suspect left the area on foot upon the complainant calling police. During the course of the investigation, it was determined the suspect was observed getting into a taxi by officers en route to the scene. Complainant stated he did not wish to pursue charges and merely wanted to ensure the female made it home safely due to her level of intoxication.