Woman’s Purse Stolen While Praying in Kingston Ontario #KPS May 29, 2017

Woman’s Purse Stolen While Praying in Kingston Ontario #KPS May 29, 2017

 

Police Bulletin

Calls for Service

Kingston Police had 382 calls for service over the weekend of May 26-28, 2017. Of these, 252 calls occurred in the city central area, 74 in the west end, 18 in the east end, and 10 north of Highway 401. Some of these included:

  • 17 domestic calls
  • 9 assault calls
  • 4 sexual assaults
  • 12 harassment calls
  • 2 weapons offence calls
  • 7 fight/disturbance calls
  • 13 undesirable calls
  • 7 drunk calls
  • 2 custody dispute calls
  • 11 alarm calls
  • 3 neighbour dispute calls
  • 14 noise complaints
  • 2 missing person calls
  • 3 Mental Health Act calls
  • 9 medical assist calls
  • 34 assist citizen calls
  • 5 break and enter calls
  • 22 theft calls
  • 8 shoplifting calls
  • 1 theft of vehicle call
  • 8 mischief calls
  • 2 fraud calls
  • 10 motor vehicle collisions
  • 1 impaired driving call
  • 2 parking/vehicle complaints
  • 19 driving complaints
  • 4 traffic concerns
  • 29 suspicious activity calls
  • 5 trespass/prowler calls
  • 3 drug calls

There were 25 individuals arrested over the weekend of May 26-28, 2017 including 21 men and 4 women, between 13 and 72 years of age, for the following: care and control of a vehicle with over 80 mg of alcohol, assault, assault with a weapon, theft under $5000, unlawfully in a dwelling-house, fail to attend court, breach undertaking, breach recognizance, and breach probation.

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.

Victims of Crime Week

Victims and Survivors of Crime Week (VSCW) is an annual outreach initiative of the Justice Canada Policy Centre for Victim Issues. This year VCSW takes place from May 28 to June 3.

The goal of VCSW is to raise awareness about the issues facing victims and survivors of crime and the services and laws in place to help victims, survivors and their families. It is also about acknowledging the dedicated work of service providers who assist victims and survivors of crime and their families.

The theme for the Week is “Empowering Resilience.” The Week will include projects and events in communities across the country and a federal symposium.

To learn more, visit the VCSW website at http://www.victimsweek.gc.ca/. For more information about CSC Victim Services, visit www.csc-scc.gc.ca/victims-victimes or email victims-victimes@csc-scc.gc.ca

Man Finds Stranger Passed Out in His House

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A 21-year-old Aurora man was arrested after entering a house a passing out in an upstairs room.

On May 28, 2017 at approximately 4:15 a.m. the complainant was in his downtown residence sleeping on a couch. The complainant woke up and headed upstairs where he found an unknown male sleeping in his television room. The complainant called police after he was unable to wake the man.

Officers attended and eventually woke the man who was suspected to be intoxicated by alcohol. The male believed he was on Wolfe Island and failed to answer police questions.

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

The accused was charged with unlawfully in a dwelling-house.

Man Charged Care and Control after Leaving Bar with 2 Times the Limit

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A 21-year-old Athens man was arrested after he drove from a local bar with 2 times the legal limit of alcohol in his system.

On May 28, 2017 at approximately 4:15 a.m. a patrol officer located a vehicle stopped in the lot of a west end mall. The vehicle was running with lights on. The officer checked on the vehicle and learned the accused had driven to the mall after drinking with friends at a local bar. The officer determined the driver was impaired by alcohol and arrested him without incident.

The accused was transported to police headquarters where he provided two breath samples. The accused was found to have approximately 2 times the legal limit of alcohol in his system.

The accused was charged with having care and control of a vehicle with over 80 mg of alcohol.

The accused was later released on a Promise to Appear (PTA) with a future court date. His driver’s licence is automatically suspended for 90 days and would face a one year suspension if convicted. The vehicle was seized and impounded for seven days, with the accused being responsible for all fees and fines.

Accused Throws a Fit and Assaults Good Samaritan

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A 27-year-old local man was arrested after throwing a fit on a man in a scooter and then assaulting a Good Samaritan who attempted to intervene.

On May 27, 2017 at approximately 8:00 p.m. the accused was at a store on Midland Avenue. The accused became irate when a man who accidently bumped into him with a scooter. The accused began yelling at the man and his wife and started pulling items from their cart while they were trying get away.

The victim observed what was happening and attempted to intervene and convince the accused to leave the couple alone. The accused then grabbed the victim, pulled him by his shirt and punched him at least once in the face.

Officers located the accused in the area and arrested him without incident.

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

The accused was charged with assault.

Youths Charged after Shooting another Youth with Pellet Gun

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A 14-year-old and 13-year-old have both been charged after attacking the victim at his home and shooting him with pellet gun.

On May 27, 2017 at approximately 10:45 p.m. the victim (youth) was at his east end residence. The victim answered a door knock and stepped outside to speak with the accused who was known to him. The accused suddenly put the victim in a headlock and turned him to face the street. The second accused who was hiding near the front steps suddenly appeared and shot the victim twice with BB pellets.

The victim yelled for his father and the two accused fled. The victim was transported by ambulance to the hospital.

Both accused were later located at their residences and arrested. Both accused were transported to police headquarters and later released with a future court date.

Both accused are charged jointly with assault and assault with a weapon.

Man Arrested for Theft of Purse at Local Church

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A 45-year-old local man has been arrested after stealing the victim’s purse while she was in attendance at a local church.

On May 24, 2017 at approximately 1:00 p.m. the victim was at a church on Johnson Street. The accused was also in the church at the same time, creating a disturbance with a woman. The accused walked down the aisle to where the victim was praying and stole her purse off the bench seat next to her. The accused and the woman then fled out a side entrance. One of the parishioners happened to be a Kingston Parole officer and recognized the accused.

On May 27, 2017 at approximately 8:15 a.m. a patrol officer observed the accused walking on Princess Street and arrested him without incident.

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

The accused was charged man was charged with theft under $5000 and two counts of breach probation.

Pair Arrested after Stopping to Drink Stolen Alcohol

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A 39-year-old man and 37-year-old woman, of Kingston, were caught after stopping to drink stolen alcohol across the street from the liquor store.

On May 26, 2017 at approximately 7:15 p.m. the two accused entered a liquor store on Division Street. The pair were seen acting suspicious by store security and upon review of surveillance video they were observed concealing alcohol in shopping bags.

After leaving the store the pair decided to have a seat in the grass across the road and drink the stolen alcohol. Police attended and arrested both accused. A bottle of vodka and multiple cans of alcohol were found.

Both accused were transported to police headquarters where they were held to attend bail hearings the following day.

Both accused were jointly charged with theft under $5000. The man was additionally charged with breach of recognizance and breach of probation. The woman was additionally charged with breach of undertaking.

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