Kingston Students Steal Teacher’s Credit Cards & 5 yr Old Writes Letter #KPS June 8, 2017

Kingston Students Steal Teacher’s Credit Cards & 5 yr Old Writes Letter #KPS June 8, 2017

 

Police Bulletin

Calls for Service

Kingston Police had 107 calls for service during the 24 hour period starting from 5:00 a.m. on June 6, 2017. Of these, 81 calls occurred in the city central area, 20 in the west end, 5 in the east end, and 2 north of Highway 401. Some of these included:

  • 2 domestic calls
  • 1 assault call
  • 3 harassment calls
  • 3 undesirable calls
  • 3 alarm calls
  • 3 noise complaints
  • 1 Mental Health Act call
  • 4 medical assist calls
  • 10 assist citizen calls
  • 3 break and enter calls
  • 9 theft calls
  • 2 mischief calls
  • 12 motor vehicle collisions
  • 1 parking/vehicle complaint
  • 6 driving complaints
  • 10 suspicious activity calls

There were 3 individuals arrested within the last 24 hours including 2 men and 1 women, between 16 and 33 years of age, for the following: theft of a credit card, fraud under $5000, breach of recognizance, and breach of 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.

Youths Charged after Stealing Teacher’s Credit Card

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A 15-year-old and 16-year-old have both been charged after stealing their teacher’s credit card at school.

On June 1, 2017 the two youths were in attendance at an east end school. When the teacher stepped out of the classroom the youths stole her credit card from her purse. The youths then attended a nearby store and purchased various items before returning to school. Several other purchases were attempted later that day, including online transactions that were denied by the credit card company.

On June 5, 2017 the 15-year-old was under arrested at police headquarters for an unrelated matter. While speaking with the 15-year-old the investigating officer identified him as one of the youths in the surveillance video from the store.

On June 6, 2017 the 16-year-old was located at his residence and arrested.

Both youths were charged with theft of a credit card, and fraud under $5000. The 15-year-old was additionally charged with two counts of breach of recognizance. The 16-year-old was additionally charged with breach of probation. Both youths were held to attend bail hearings.

Witnesses Sought for Collision at Division Street and First Canada Avenue

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Police are looking for additional witnesses regarding a collision that occurred at approximately 5:00 p.m. on June 6, 2017 at Division Street and First Canada Avenue. A large black pickup truck and small 4-door white car were involved.

Anyone with information, please contact Constable Slack at 613-549-4660 ext. 6324 or via email at cslack@kpf.ca.

You can also provide tips anonymously via:

  • By calling our general number 613-549-4660 ext. 0 and asking to be anonymous

  • By calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS)

5-year old Writes Letter to Kingston Police

Kingston Police recently received a letter from local 5-year-old Carter. In his letter Carter said “If there’s any bad guys, please save us” and then he talked about learning to call 911 when there’s an emergency.

Turns out, Carter’s kindergarten class was given an assignment to learn how to write and mail a traditional letter. Students were given a choice of who they wished to write to and Carter chose to write the Kingston Police.

School Resource Officer Constable Hurding attended his school to meet Carter and thank him for the letter.

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