Kingston Police Bust Cocaine Ring MAY 17, 2017 #KPS

Kingston Police Bust Cocaine Ring MAY 17, 2017  #KPS

 

Police Bulletin

Calls for Service

Kingston Police had 115 calls for service during the 24 hour period starting from 5:00 a.m. on May 16, 2017. Of these, 74 calls occurred in the city central area, 25 in the west end, 3 in the east end, and 2 north of Highway 401. Some of these included:

  • 4 domestic calls
  • 2 assault calls
  • 4 harassment calls
  • 1 fight/disturbance call
  • 6 undesirable calls
  • 5 alarm calls
  • 2 Mental Health Act calls
  • 2 medical assist calls
  • 11 assist citizen calls
  • 2 break and enter calls
  • 8 theft calls
  • 1 shoplifting call
  • 4 mischief calls
  • 2 fraud calls
  • 5 motor vehicle collisions
  • 3 driving complaints
  • 7 suspicious activity calls
  • 1 trespass/prowler call
  • 1 drug call

There were 11 individuals arrested within the last 24 hours including 9 men and 2 women, between 20 and 60 years of age, for the following: possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking, trafficking cocaine, possession of break in tools, and breach of recognizance.

Residents are encouraged to view the Kingston Police Crime Mapping Tool that can be accessed through the website here. To further community awareness and improve accessibility to calls-for-police-service occurring in the community, Kingston Police has merged Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology with police calls-for-service data for user-friendly public consumption.

Kingston Drug Enforcement Unit Arrest 3 in Cocaine Trafficking Ring

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A Kingston 32-year-old man and 32-year-old woman, and a Brockville 29-year-old man have all been arrested in relation to cocaine trafficking.

In March 2017, members of the Kingston Police Drug Enforcement Unit began investigating the Kingston man. On May 16, 2017 the Kingston man and woman travelled together to Brockville. The two attend the residence of the Brockville man where they obtained a packaged believed to contain cocaine.

At approximately 3:30 p.m. the Kingston man and woman were stopped by Kingston Police on Montreal Street at the 401. During a search of the vehicle, officers located the package containing a large quantity of suspected cocaine with an estimated street value over $100,000.

The Kingston man and woman were both arrested and transported to police headquarters where they were held to attend a bail hearing.

Following the arrests of the Kingston man and woman a search warrant was executed at their Queen Street residence. Officers seized additional cocaine, Canadian currency and various drug paraphernalia. A second search warrant was executed by members of Brockville police and Kingston Police at the Brockville residence. The Brockville man was arrested and transported to police headquarters.

The Kingston man and woman were both charged with possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking. The Brockville man was charged with trafficking cocaine.

Cycling with No Light Leads to Arrest

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A 27-year-old local man is in custody after being stopped on his bike and having break and enter tools.

On May 17 at approximately 2:15 a.m. a patrol officer noticed a cyclist riding on the sidewalk eastbound on Princess Street near Hillendale Avenue. The bicycle did not have a light on it so the rider was subsequently stopped and spoken to by the officer. It was discovered that the man was on a recognizance and was breaching two conditions including a curfew. He was arrested and upon a search, the officer found break and enter tools in the man’s back pack.

The accused was transported to police headquarters where he was held to attend a bail hearing the following day.

The accused was charged with possession of break and enter tools, and two counts of breach of recognizance.

Traffic Stop near 401 Nets 3 Drug Traffickers

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A 40-year old man, a 59-year old man, and a 60-year old woman all from Kingston have been arrested for drug trafficking.

Earlier this month, the Kington Police Drug Unit began investigating the 40-year-old man for suspected drug trafficking.

On May 16 at approximately 8:15 p.m. officers stopped the vehicle on Montreal Street near Highway 401. The driver and two occupants were found to be in possession of suspected crystal methamphetamine.

The accused parties were arrested and transported to police headquarters where they were held for a bail hearing the following day.

The accused parties were jointly charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking.

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