Man hitches ride on the back of transport truck on Highway 401

A Kingston man has been charged with mischief after Ontario Provincial Police were called to investigate a man who was hanging from the back of a transport truck on Highway 401. The OPP said in a news release that shortly before 12:30 a.m. on Dec.

12, they received a call from a driver on Highway 401 near Gardiners Road in Kingston who had spotted the man. Before officers arrived, the man was able to get the driver of the transport truck to pull over.

Police arrived and arrested the man. The OPP have charged Andrew Buffman, 31, of Kingston. He was released on a promise to appear in court.

Collision leads to criminal charge

Ontario Provincial Police have charged a man criminally after a collision Sunday night.

On Dec.

13 shortly after 9 p.m., emergency services were called to a motor vehicle collision on Rutledge Road, west of Wilmer. As a result of the OPP's investigation, Peter Murphy, 51, of Verona was charged with having over 80 milligrams of alcohol in the blood while operating a motor vehicle. Murphy's driver's licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle was towed and impounded for seven days.

He was released on a promise to appear in court at a later date.

Man charged with LCBO thefts

A Kingston man has been charged by Ontario Provincial Police after it was reported that the Sydenham LCBO had been stolen from several times. The OPP said in a news release that between Nov.

26 and Dec.

8, they received several complaints from the liquor store that alcohol had been stolen from them. After interviewing employees and reviewing photos from the store security cameras, police were able to identify a person of interest.

Investigating further, they arrested the man. The OPP have charged William Freeman, 58, of Kingston with three counts of theft under £5,000. He was released on a promise to appear in court at a later date.

OPP investigating mail theft

Ontario Provincial Police are investigating after pieces of mail were stolen from several mailboxes in the Inverary area.

The OPP said in a news release that several people who live in the Inverary area noticed that mail was missing from their mailboxes, and they reported this to the Canada Post employee. On Tuesday, Canada Post reported the thefts to the OPP. The investigation has revealed that residents in the area of Battersea Road, Perth Road, Round Lake Road, Holmes Road and Davidson Road all had mail stolen over Monday night.

Police are asking that if anyone else has had their mail stolen from their mailbox, they should report the incident online at or by calling 1-888-310-1122.

"Consider notifying your bank and credit card company if you have concerns that financial documents were stolen," the OPP said. "Be diligent in monitoring the amount and type of mail usually received."

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