Calls for Service
Kingston Police had 117 calls for service during the 24 hour period starting from 5:00 a.m. on May 31, 2017. Of these, 69 calls occurred in the city central area, 37 in the west end, 5 in the east end, and 4 north of Highway 401. Some of these included:
- 2 domestic calls
- 2 assault calls
- 2 harassment calls
- 3 fight/disturbance calls
- 5 undesirable calls
- 4 alarm calls
- 4 noise complaints
- 1 Mental Health Act call
- 1 medical assist call
- 14 assist citizen calls
- 11 theft calls
- 1 shoplifting call
- 3 mischief calls
- 4 motor vehicle collisions
- 6 driving complaints
- 1 traffic concern
- 8 suspicious activity calls
There were 8 men arrested within the last 24 hours, between 24 and 50 years of age, for the following: assault, assault with intent to resist, theft under $5000, possession of stolen property, breach undertaking, and breach probation. Two persons were arrested on outstanding warrants.
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.
Victim Forgives Assault until Roommate Refuses to Settle Down
A 26-year-old local man was arrested for assault after refusing to settle down and leave his roommates alone.
On June 1, 2017 at approximately midnight the accused returned to his downtown Division Street residence. The accused began yelling at a roommate when the victim (another roommate) attempted to intervene the accused kicked and punched him. Police were called, but the victim declined to press charges after the accused agreed to settle down.
At approximately 2:30 a.m. the accused entered the victim’s room and began causing another disturbance. Police were called back and shown a video of the original assault.
The accused was arrested and transported to police headquarters where he was held to attend a bail hearing.
The accused was charged with assault.
Officer Assaulted when responding to Family Disturbance
A 40-year-old local man has been charged after striking an officer who was attempting to take him to the hospital.
On May 31, 2017 at approximately 5:00 p.m. officers responded to a west end address in regards to the accused being aggressive with family members.
Upon police arrival the accused was agitated and began yelling at police. Officers deemed it necessary to take the accused to the hospital for a well-being check. The accused refused to cooperate and attempted to walk away. The officers moved to stop the accused at which point he punched one officer in the cheek causing injury and breaking the officer’s sunglasses. With the use of a Taser and a necessary level of physical force the accused was handcuffed.
The accused was transported to the hospital for a well-being check and left in their care.
The accused was charged with assault with intent to resist.