Queen’s Homecoming Charges + 50% From 2015 Kingston Police Blotter 101617

Queen’s Homecoming Charges + 50% From 2015 Kingston Police Blotter 101617

 

Police Bulletin

Calls for Service

Kingston Police had 614 calls for service over the Queens Homecoming weekend of October 13 to 15, 2017. Of these, 474 calls occurred in the city central area, 77 in the west end, 8 in the east end, and 11 north of Highway 401. Some of these included:

  • 14 domestic calls
  • 6 assault calls
  • 1 sexual assault
  • 11 harassment calls
  • 1 weapons offence call
  • 12 fight/disturbance calls
  • 16 undesirable calls
  • 47 drunk calls
  • 2 customer trouble calls
  • 6 custody dispute calls
  • 10 alarm calls
  • 1 neighbour dispute call
  • 80 noise complaints
  • 1 trouble with kids call
  • 5 missing person calls
  • 14 Mental Health Act calls
  • 24 medical assist calls
  • 33 assist citizen calls
  • 8 break and enter calls
  • 32 theft calls
  • 6 shoplifting calls
  • 1 theft of vehicle call
  • 17 mischief calls
  • 6 fraud calls
  • 16 motor vehicle collisions
  • 1 impaired driving call
  • 12 parking/vehicle complaints
  • 20 driving complaints
  • 1 traffic concerns
  • 42 suspicious activity calls
  • 2 trespass/prowler calls
  • 6 drug calls

There were 50 individuals arrested over the weekend of October 13 to 15, 2017 including 41 men and 9 women, between 16 and 63 years of age, for the following: sexual assault, harassment by threatening conduct, possession of stolen property, theft, possession of break-in tools, break and enter, impaired driving, operating a vehicle with over 80 mg of alcohol, possession of a weapon, carry concealed weapon, possession of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking, traffic in proceeds of property obtained by crime, assault with a weapon, mischief, assault cause bodily harm, cause disturbance, breach of peace, breach recognizance, breach undertaking, 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.

Queens Homecoming Statistics

Release Date: October 16, 2017

Kingston Police, working in partnership with other emergency, city and university services, were able to maintain an overall safe environment during a very busy Queen’s Homecoming weekend.

Dozens of additional officers were tasked with the responsibility of keeping the peace and ensuring public safety in the University District on Friday, October 13 and Saturday, October 14. A total of 330 tickets or charges were laid over this time, with 33 arrests made in relation to the event. The majority of the offences were Liquor Licence Act violations.

The following table shows statistics for tickets laid and arrests made in relation to Homecoming weekend.

Queens Homecoming Related Statistics

2015

2016

2017

TOTAL CHARGES

203

166

330

LIQUOR LICENCE ACT

185

118

307

Open Alcohol

141

90

258

Underage Drinking

10

13

19

Public Intoxication

18

15

30

Kegs Seized

5

17

3

BY-LAW

15

13

9

Noise

9

13

9

Parking

3

0

0

Littering

3

0

0

HIGHWAY TRAFFIC ACT

3

4

14

TOTAL ARRESTS

19

19

33

Public Intox

18

15

30

Breach of the Peace

1

1

3

Obstruct Police

0

0

0

Impaired Driving

0

0

0

Injury to Animal

0

3

0

Chief Larochelle stated, “During this weekend our officers made 33 arrests and issued 330 tickets in relation to Homecoming. I am extremely proud of their efforts to ensure public safety and order, balanced with restraint and appropriate enforcement. I commend our officers, command staff, and support crews on their professionalism and work ethic during this very busy weekend.”

Kingston Police wish to thank Kingston By-Law for their education and enforcement work leading up to and during the event. We also wish to thank our community partners, school organizations, and emergency and medical services for their support and involvement to ensure a safe Homecoming weekend. They include the City of Kingston, Frontenac Paramedic Services, Kingston Fire & Rescue, Queen’s administration, Queen’s Alma Mater Society (including ReUnion Street Festival organizers, Municipal Affairs Commission and Student Maintenance and Resource Team), Queen’s Campus Security and Emergency Services, Kingston General Hospital, Hotel Dieu Hospital, Queen’s Campus Observation Room, KFLA Public Health, and more.

Indecent Exposure Suspect Arrested

Release Date: October 16, 2017

17-31871

Original Release:

Release Date: September 29, 2017

Kingston Police investigators are seeking assistance from the public in identifying a man who exposed himself to a woman on the street.

On Monday September 25, 2017 at approximately 10:00 am the suspect was walking in the 1200 block of Princess Street. He exposed himself and began masturbating as a woman walked along the same sidewalk. Later the same day, at approximately 3:00 pm, the same man exposed himself to the same woman. This time she took a picture of him and contacted Police.

Update:

With the assistance of tips received from a photo released to social media Detectives of the Kingston Police Sexual Assault unit, identified a 26-year-old local man.

On October 12, 2017 at approximately 8:00 a.m. the accused turned himself in at police headquarters. The accused was held to attend a bail hearing.

The accused was charged with two counts of sexual assault and harassment by threatening conduct.

Man Charged with Sexual Assault on Ex

Release Date: October 16, 2017

17-33974

A 33-year-old local man Joyceville man is facing sexual assault charges in relation to his ex-wife.

On October 9, 2017 the accused attended the victim’s residence. During his visit the accused sexually assaulted the victim. Detectives from the Kingston Police Sexual Assault unit investigated and also uncovered a previous incident in in December 2011.

On October 14, 2017 the accused was located at his residence and 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 two counts of sexual assault.

Man Caught with Break-in Tools after Riding Stolen Bicycle on Sidewalk

Release Date: October 16, 2017

17-34403

A 22-year-old local man was caught with break-in tools after riding a stolen bicycle up on the sidewalk.

On October 14, 2017 at approximately 3:15 a.m. the accused was observed by officers riding a bicycle northbound on the sidewalk off Barrie Street. Officers pulled alongside the accused and asked him to stop. The accused took off eastbound on Princess Street and then turned south on Clergy Street where he tossed a pair of bolt cutters.

The accused was apprehended near Montreal and Brock Street. During a search of the accused officers located additional break and enter tools and learned he had just stolen the bicycle.

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 stolen property, theft, possession of break-in tools, and two counts of breach probation

Impaired Drive Caught Thanks to Witnesses Reporting Erratic Driving

Release Date: October 16, 2017

17-34397

A 49-year-old local man was arrested for impaired driving after police received a complaint about erratic driving.

On October 14, 2017 at approximately 2:45 a.m. witnesses observed the accused driving on Gardiners Road at a high rate of speed. The accused ran a red light at Taylor-Kidd Boulevard and made a wide left turn from the wrong lane onto Princess Street. The accused pulled into a parking lot at Bayridge Drive and entered a store.

Officers located the accused in a store and arrested him for impaired driving. Open alcohol was found inside the vehicle. The accused was transported to police headquarters where he provided two breath samples. The accused was found to have approximately 2 ¼ times the legal limit of alcohol in his system.

The accused was charged with impaired driving and operating 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.

Youth Reaches for Weapon when Officers Confront Him

Release Date: October 16, 2017

17-34385

A 16-year-old local youth was arrested after officers found he was carrying a weapon while involved in an altercation.

On October 14, 2017 at approximately 1:15 a.m. the accused was observed by police in an altercation at University Avenue and Brock Street. Officers approached the accused who appeared to be under the influence of alcohol. Officers grabbed his arms as the accused reached for his waist band where he had concealed a canister of mace. During a search the accused was also found to have a quantity of marijuana and suspected OxyContin.

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

The accused was charged with possession of a weapon, carry concealed weapon, two counts of possession of a controlled substance, three counts of breach recognizance and breach probation.

Man Caught with Drugs and Cash after Stealing Cell Phone

Release Date: October 16, 2017

17-34189

A 52-year-old local man who decided to steal a cell phone while he was carrying drugs and cash is facing numerous charges.

On October 12, 2017 at approximately 2:00 a.m. the accused attended the residence of his ex-girlfriend. The accused forced his way in and began collecting his property, the accused stole the victim’s cell phone and small quantity of cash from her wallet before leaving.

Police located the accused outside the building as he was loading his property in a cab. When officers checked his bag for the stolen phone a large bag of suspected crystal methamphetamine was found. The accused grabbed at the bag from an officer and during the struggle he was taken to the ground. Officers were required to use force to gain compliance and handcuff the accused.

A further search of the backpack revealed a bag of suspected cocaine, a large quantity of Canadian and America currency along with the stolen phone.

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

The accused was charged with break and enter, possession of stolen property, three counts of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking, traffic in proceeds of property obtained by crime, and breach undertaking.

Woman Charged once Police Obtain Further Details on Domestic Disturbance

Release Date: October 16, 2017

17-33893

A 23-year-old local woman has been charged after police learn more details about a previous domestic incident.

On October 10, 2017 police received additional information regarding a domestic incident that occurred on October 1, 2017. During that incident the male had locked himself in a vehicle at which point the accused began circling the parked car causing damage by kicking and scratching it. Further information was disclosed that during an argument on September 19, 2017 the accused scratched the male with a metal hair clip.

On October 16, 2017 the accused was located at her residence and arrested. The accused was transported to police headquarters where she was held to attend a bail hearing the following day.

The accused was charged with assault with a weapon, and mischief.

For those suffering domestic violence – no one has the right to abuse you. Please do not hesitate to reach out to Kingston Police or some of the other valuable support services and resources in the Kingston area:

Man Violently Assaulted after Challenging Males for Misbehaving

Release Date: October 16, 2017

17-24579

A 20-year-old man and an 18-year-old man, both from Pembroke were arrested after assaulting a man on Saturday evening when he challenged their bad behaviour.

On October 14, 2017 at approximately 7:15 p.m. the victim was walking his dog on Brock Street when he noticed young males yelling and kicking construction pylons. The victim yelled at them regarding their behaviour. A verbal altercation quickly turned physical and the victim was knocked to the ground. The males repeatedly kicked the victim while he lay on the ground. The males fled when witnesses called 911 and shouted that police were coming.

Responding officers apprehended the males after a foot chase. The males were identified by blood on their bodies and clothing and the fact that one male had lost a shoe during the attack which was found next to the victim.

Paramedics transported the victim to the hospital. He was treated for multiple non-life threatening injuries.

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

Both accused are charged jointly with assault cause bodily harm.

Police Asking for Assistance in Locating Missing 19-year-old

Release Date: October 16, 2017

17-34246

Kingston Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating missing 19-year-old Jeffrey Remmelgas.

Remmelgas has not been seen since Wednesday, October 11, 2017. Family and friends are concerned about his well-being. Police believe he is somewhere in the Kingston area, possibly staying in a hotel.

Remmelgas is 19-years-old, approximately 6’ tall with dark blonde hair.

Please see the attached photo and anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Adam McMullen at 613-549-4660 ext. 6281 or via email at amcmullen@kingstonpolice.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)

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