Bus Kills Pedestrian in Kingston Ontario #KPS 110317

Bus Kills Pedestrian in Kingston  Ontario #KPS 110317

 

Police Bulletin

Calls for Service

Kingston Police had 122 calls for service during the 24 hour period starting from 5:00 a.m. on November 2, 2017. Of these, 81 calls occurred in the city central area, 23 in the west end, and 4 in the east end. Some of these included:

  • 4 domestic calls
  • 1 assault call
  • 2 harassment calls
  • 3 fight/disturbance calls
  • 4 undesirable calls
  • 1 drunk call
  • 3 alarm calls
  • 3 neighbour dispute calls
  • 3 noise complaints
  • 1 missing person call
  • 2 Mental Health Act calls
  • 3 medical assist calls
  • 10 assist citizen calls
  • 3 break and enter calls
  • 13 theft calls
  • 3 shoplifting calls
  • 1 mischief call
  • 3 fraud calls
  • 4 motor vehicle collisions
  • 2 parking/vehicle complaints
  • 7 driving complaints
  • 1 traffic concern
  • 11 suspicious activity calls
  • 1 trespass/prowler call
  • 1 drug call

There were 5 individuals arrested within the last 24 hours including 4 men and 1 woman, between 25 and 44 years of age, for the following: possession of stolen property, possession of a prohibited weapon, possession of a firearm, possession of a controlled substance, resist arrest, 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.

Police Investigating Fatal Collision between City Bus and Pedestrian

Release Date: November 3, 2017

17-37086

On November 3, 2017 at approximately 7:15 a.m. a collision occurred between a Kingston City Bus and pedestrian. The bus was traveling westbound on John Counter Boulevard when it turned left towards Leroy Grant Drive and struck a pedestrian. The pedestrian, a male in his 30’s has suffered fatal injuries.

Kingston Police Collision Reconstruction Officers are on scene investigating the cause of the collision. John Counter Boulevard between Rigney Street and Lappan’s Lane is closed until the investigation is complete. Access to that area through Leroy Grant Drive is also closed. Please find alternate routes.

Anyone who was a passenger on the bus (#1255 #2 Via St Lawrence College) or anyone who may have witnessed the collision is asked to contact Constable Greg Smith at 613-549-4660 ext. 6277 or via email at gsmith@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)

Man Arrested after Trying to Sell Stolen Bicycle to Police

Release Date: November 3, 2017

17-36924

A 31-year-old local man was caught after trying to sell a stolen bicycle to police.

On November 2, 2017 police were alerted to a stolen bicycle posted online. Detectives contacted the seller who offered to meet them at Montreal Street and Sutherland Drive to sell the bicycle. When the seller attended with the bicycle it was confirmed to be stolen and he was arrested. The accused was also found to be in possession of a quantity of suspected crystal methamphetamine, and a flick knife.

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, possession of a prohibited weapon, possession of a firearm, possession of a controlled substance, and breach undertaking.

Bicycle Thief Caught with Aid of Photograph Taken by Witness

Release Date: November 3, 2017

17-36874

A 44-year-old local man was caught after witnesses sent photos of him stealing a bicycle.

On November 1, 2017 at approximately 12:30 p.m. the accused was on Princess Street west of Wellington Street. The accused was seen by witnesses using a hack saw in an attempt to cut a lock and steal a bicycle. A witness confronted the accused and he walked away. The witness then observed the accused on Wellington Street sawing through the frame of another bicycle and riding off. The witness was able to take a picture which he forwarded to police. The photo was distributed to officers including member of the foot patrol unit.

On November 2, 2017 foot patrol officers observed the accused in the downtown area. The accused resisted arrest and officers were required to use force to handcuff him.

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

The accused was charged with theft and resist arrest.

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