A man from Rockport has been found guilty of dangerous driving causing the death of a 28 year old woman in a head on crash on the Thousand Island Parkway two years ago. Sarah Yuille died when a pickup truck driven by Vincent Bennett crossed the centre line and hit her car head on. Bennett was convicted by a judge in Brockville yesterday and will be sentenced in January.
Trip to Service
A bus will be taking firefighters from Trenton, Kingston and Brockville to Longueil, Quebec tomorrow for the funeral of Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent. Vincent was run down and killed by a man on Monday of last week. He was a military firefighter. Quinte West Fire and Rescue has organized the trip and Greyhound has donated the bus.
Fire Cause – Wiring
Faulty wiring in a wall near the roof of an apartment complex on Conacher Drive is being blamed for a major fire on Wednesday afternoon. The fire forced the residents of the apartment complex out of their homes. Everyone got out safely – but now they don’t have a place to live until the damage is repaired.
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Some people are upset after waiting for over an hour to vote in the municipal election in Kingston on Monday. Some even gave up and didn’t vote because they couldn’t wait.
Long lines at polling stations greeted hundreds of voters who waited until Monday night to mark their ballot.
The company that sold the city the new automated system had promised shorter waiting times for voters and fast results on election night. However, final results weren’t available until after 11:30.
The city hasn’t said what measures it will take to fix the problem. The next municipal election is in four years.
Driver Rescued – Charged
The driver of a vehicle that skidded off a road in South Frontenac, landed on its roof and caught fire has been charged by police.
The driver was rescued by a nearby resident who hear the crash Friday night on Green Bay Road.
The man was taken to hospital by ambulance for treatment of minor injuries.
The 31 year old man from Haliburton has now been charged with impaired driving.
Police say a 41-year-old man is facing a murder charge in connection with the discovery of a Belleville woman’s body in an apartment in Burlington.
Liz Nugent has been identified as the victim. Nugent had lived in Kingston and worked at a downtown pub. She grew up in Belleville and attended Loyalist College. She was a freelance designer and had been living in Burlington.
Halton Regional Police say officers called to the scene on Monday found a man barricaded inside the Burlington apartment. He told them he had a firearm. After hours of negotiations, a tactical team forced its way into the apartment and found the body of the Liz Nugent. Malcolm Copeland of Markham is charged with second-degree murder.