Man Charged in Kingston for Burning a Red Light in front of Officer 121817

Man Charged in Kingston for Burning a Red Light in front of Officer 121817

 

Submitted: Monday, December 18, 2017

Police Bulletin

Calls for Service

Kingston Police had 354 calls for service over the weekend of December 5-17, 2017. Of these, 220 calls occurred in the city central area, 83 in the west end, 9 in the east end, and 10 north of Highway 401. Some of these included:

  • 11 domestic calls
  • 3 assault calls
  • 5 sexual assaults
  • 10 harassment calls
  • 2 fight/disturbance calls
  • 20 undesirable calls
  • 3 drunk calls
  • 1 customer trouble call
  • 3 custody dispute calls
  • 10 alarm calls
  • 3 neighbour dispute calls
  • 13 noise complaints
  • 4 missing person calls
  • 7 Mental Health Act calls
  • 9 medical assist calls
  • 41 assist citizen calls
  • 6 break and enter calls
  • 26 theft calls
  • 4 shoplifting calls
  • 7 mischief calls
  • 5 fraud calls
  • 31 motor vehicle collisions
  • 2 impaired driving calls
  • 5 parking/vehicle complaints
  • 20 driving complaints
  • 1 traffic concern
  • 22 suspicious activity calls

There were 8 men arrested over the weekend of December 15-17, 2017 between 18 and 57 years of age, for the following: unlawful possession of a controlled substance, impaired driving, operating a vehicle with over 80 mg of alcohol, public intoxication, and breach recognizance. Two persons were arrested on 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.

Kingston Police Have Charged 3 Men in Multi-City Human Trafficking Ring

Release Date: December 18, 2017

17-32031

Kingston Police have charged an 18-year-old Brampton man, a 20-year-old Mississauga man and an 18-year-old man also from Mississauga, in relation to a human trafficking ring spanning from London, Ontario to Kingston.

On September 26, 2017 the accused parties brought three females to a motel in Kingston. A witness at the motel observed the accused interacting with the girls and became concerned for their welfare. The witness called police and patrol officers along with members of the Street Crime Unit responded to investigate. Believing the youngest victim was a minor, officers took her to a place of safety to confirm her true age and identity. She was found to be a 14-year-old Hamilton youth. The other two females were found to be an 18-year-old St. Catherine’s woman and 20-year-old woman from Woodstock area.

Kingston police launched an investigation into human trafficking and learned the accused parties had recruited the 14-year-old in July 2017 with promises of a lavish lifestyle. The accused parties took the 14-year-old along with the other two women to various hotels in London, Mississauga, Toronto, Guelph, and Peterborough where they prostituted the girls using local ads. The girls were controlled through intimidation and financial dependence as the accused kept the money and only doled out small increments.

All three accused have been charged jointly with procuring a minor, two counts of procuring, trafficking a minor, two counts of trafficking persons, advertising sexual services, material benefit trafficking a minor, and material benefit trafficking persons.

The 18-year-old Brampton man was additionally charged with criminal harassment by threatening conduct, kidnapping, sexual interference, and sexual assault,

The 18-year-old Mississauga man was additionally charged with three counts of breach recognizance.

Man Charged with Impaired Leaving Work Party and Crashing into Fence

Release Date: December 18, 2017

17-42666

A 57-year-old local man has been charged with impaired driving after crashing his vehicle into a fence.

On December 16, 2017 at approximately 2:00 a.m. the accused was traveling westbound on Concession Street. As the accused passed Leroy Grant Drive he suddenly drove off the roadway and crashed into a chain link fence. Witnesses called police and on arrival officers observed the vehicle lodged beneath the fence, 15 meters north of the road. Officers learned that earlier the accused had been at a bar consuming alcohol during a work Christmas party.

The accused was arrested for impaired driving and transported to police headquarters where he provided two breath samples. The accused was found to have approximately 1 ½ 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 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.

Remember to plan ahead, if you are heading out for a few drinks, call Modern City Taxi, @AmeysTaxiLtd, or Kingston & Amherst Taxi or arrange for a designated driver @DrvrstKingston DriverSeat Kingston #ygk

For companies or organizations planning a holiday party, contact @ORNKingston for business cards with Operation Red Nose telephone number for you to distribute to your guests, or participate in their Ride-Voucher program, http://rednosekingston.com/70/Planning-a-party-.html #ygk

Impaired Driver Caught after Failing to Stop for Red Light in front of Officer

Release Date: December 18, 2017

17-42662

A 24-year-old Lansdowne man has been arrested for impaired driving after running a red light in front of a patrol officer.

On December 17, 2017 at approximately 1:00 a.m. the accused was driving southbound on Sir John A Macdonald Boulevard. With a patrol officer watching the accused turned right onto Bath Road without first stopping for the red light. The officer pulled up behind the accused and activated emergency lights to conduct a traffic stop. The accused continued slowly but did not stop and the officer activated the siren, at which point the accused turned into a parking lot on Bath Road. The accused continued through the parking lot, pulling into a parking space and then casually began gathering belongings as if nothing was going on.

The officer formed grounds the accused was impaired by alcohol and arrested him. The accused was transported to police headquarters where he provided two breath samples. The accused was found to have approximately 1 ¾ 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 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.

In Canada approximately 4 people are killed each day in collisions involving alcohol and/or drugs. http://madd.ca/pages/impaired-driving/overview/statistics/

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