Man Threatens Police with Syringe
A 32-year-old local man is in Police custody after threatening Police and resisting arrest.
On May 19 at approximately 1:45 a.m. a Kingston Police Sergeant on Patrol noticed a man crouched down on the sidewalk on Rideau Street near Cataraqui Street. The man was injecting himself with a syringe. Another officer joined the Sergeant to arrest the man who stood up and raised the syringe over his shoulder in a threatening manner. A struggle began and the man was eventually taken into custody and transported to police headquarters where he was held to attend a bail hearing the following day.
The accused was charged possession of a controlled drug and resist arrest.
Man Escorted off Bus then to Police Cell
A 37-year-old man from Montreal was arrested after causing a scene at a bus stop.
Kingston Police were called by a bus driver who had concerns over a passenger who had been
drinking alcohol on the bus. Police arrived and spoke with the man who was not in a friendly mood. The officers called a taxi for him but he did not respond in kind. Instead, he began swearing at the officers and giving them the finger. When the officer attempted to arrest the man, he closed the taxi door on his leg. After a brief struggle, the man was arrested.
The accused was transported to police headquarters where he was held to attend a bail hearing the following day.
The accused was charged with causing a disturbance and resist arrest.
The O.P.P dive team is assisting Kingston Police with an incident which occurred at the Lasalle Causeway on May 18 at approximately 8:00 p.m. Passersby could see a man in distress in the water. They attempted to help him without success. Police, Fire, and Ambulance were called along with the Coast Guard and a Search and Rescue Helicopter from Trenton to continue the search for the man.