Social Media Attack in Kingston Leads to Knife Fight 120517

Social Media Attack in Kingston Leads to Knife Fight 120517

 

Police Bulletin

Calls for Service

Kingston Police had 117 calls for service during the 24 hour period starting from 5:00 a.m. on December 4, 2017. Of these, 77 calls occurred in the city central area, 21 in the west end, 3 in the east end, and 2 north of Highway 401. Some of these included:

  • 7 domestic calls
  • 1 assault call
  • 1 sexual assault
  • 1 harassment call
  • 2 fight/disturbance calls
  • 7 undesirable calls
  • 1 custody dispute call
  • 3 alarm calls
  • 4 missing person calls
  • 5 Mental Health Act calls
  • 9 assist citizen calls
  • 2 break and enter calls
  • 10 theft calls
  • 1 shoplifting call
  • 1 mischief call
  • 1 fraud call
  • 6 motor vehicle collisions
  • 4 driving complaints
  • 5 suspicious activity calls
  • 3 trespass/prowler calls
  • 1 drug call

There were 4 individuals arrested within the last 24 hours including 3 men and 1 woman, between 17 and 31 years of age, for the following: assault, assault with a weapon, utter threats, 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.

Social Media Argument Escalates to Violence and Charges

Release Date: December 5, 2017

17-40869

Two local 17-year-old youths have been arrested after a social media argument escalated into a fight with weapons.

On December 3, 2017 the accused female youth became involved in an argument through social media with the victim, another female youth. The argument escalated and the accused female youth proposed they fight. A short while later the accused female sent a photo of a street sign to the victim indicating they were on her street.

The victim went out to her front yard and observed the accused female, accused male and others approaching and calling her names. The accused male then ran towards the residence and pointed a firearm at the victim who was standing in the front yard. The victim realized the weapon was a pellet gun as the male accused shot and missed multiple times.

The accused female then pulled out a knife, but the victim struck her causing the accused to drop the knife. The two engaged in a physical struggle and fell to the ground at which point the accused female began scratching the victims face. The male accused kicked the victim multiple times while the two females were fighting.

Neighbours advised they were calling police, at which time the two accused and other unknown parties fled. Police responded and searched the area while requesting paramedics to address the victim’s injuries. The victim was transported to hospital with minor injuries.

On December 4, 2017 at approximately 5:15 p.m. the two accused turned themselves in at police headquarters. The male accused was held to attend a bail hearing. The female accused was released with a future court date.

The accused male was charged with two counts of assault with a weapon, assault, and four counts of breach probation. The accused female was charged with assault with a weapon.



Man Assaults Common-Law and Threatens Children

Release Date: December 5, 2017

17-40974

A 23-year-old local man has been arrested after assaulting his common-law and threatening to kill the children if she called police.

On December 2, 2017 the victim confronted the accused over returning Christmas gifts purchased for the children, for money she suspected he was using for drugs. The accused punched the victim in her ribs causing her to fall to the ground.

On December 4, 2017 the victim again confronted the accused over his alleged drug addiction. The accused became angry and grabbed the victim by her throat and threw her to the floor. The victim tried to leave the residence with the children, but the accused prevented her from taking them and threatened to kill the children if she called police. The victim was able to flee the residence and attend police headquarters.

The accused was located at the residence and arrested 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 two counts of assault and utter threats.

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:

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