Kingston Police Blotter for Friday February 9, 2018

Kingston Police Blotter for Friday February 9, 2018

 

Submitted: Friday, February 9, 2018

Police Bulletin

Calls for Service

Kingston Police had 122 calls for service during the 24 hour period starting from 5:00 a.m. on February 8, 2018. Of these, 84 calls occurred in the city central area, 20 in the west end, 2 in the east end, and 5 north of Highway 401. Some of these included:

  • 5 domestic calls
  • 2 assault calls
  • 2 fight/disturbance calls
  • 3 undesirable calls
  • 1 drunk call
  • 1 customer trouble call
  • 3 alarm calls
  • 2 neighbour dispute calls
  • 2 noise complaints
  • 4 missing person calls
  • 3 Mental Health Act calls
  • 3 medical assist calls
  • 15 assist citizen calls
  • 1 break and enter call
  • 6 theft calls
  • 1 shoplifting call
  • 2 mischief calls
  • 13 motor vehicle collisions
  • 2 impaired driving calls
  • 1 parking/vehicle complaint
  • 4 driving complaints
  • 7 suspicious activity calls
  • 1 drug call

There were 6 men arrested within the last 24 hours, between 23 and 43 years of age, for the following: forcible confinement, assault, sexual assault, uttering threats, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, harassment by threatening conduct, impaired driving, operating a vehicle with over 80 mg of alcohol, theft, fraud, breach peace, and breach probation. One person was arrested on warrant.

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.

Man Arrested for Impaired after Driving Vehicle under a Fence

Release Date: February 9, 2018

18-5076

A 25-year-old local man was arrested for impaired driving and he drove his vehicle off the road and under a fence.

On February 9, 2018 at approximately 1:45 a.m. officers responded to a single motor vehicle collision in the area of Bath Road and Queen Mary Road. On arrival officers found a vehicle in the ditch on the north side of Bath Road. The vehicle was stuck under a chain link fence beneath a tree. The driver was found inside and uninjured. Upon speaking with the driver, officers detected strong odours of marijuana and alcohol and made several observations he was impaired by alcohol.

The accused was arrested and transported to police headquarters where he provided two breath samples. The accused was found to have just over 2 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.

Victim held Captive for 9 Hours, Sexually and Physically Assaulted by Ex

Release Date: February 9, 2018

18-4874

A 29-year-old local man has been arrested after he held the victim captive for over 9 hours while he sexually and physically assaulted her.

On February 6, 2018 at approximately 12:00 p.m. the accused attended the residence of his ex for what was supposed to be a short visit. While at the residence, the accused went through the victim’s cell phone and became jealous and upset over a conversation on her phone.

For the next nine hours the accused refused to leave the residence, forcing the victim to turn off her phone and holding her captive out of fear and intimidation. During that time the accused sexually and physically assaulted the victim and at one point he pulled out a knife and threatened to self-harm. After the victim fell to floor from being choked, the accused finally ceased the violence, but still refused to leave for several more hours.

On February 7, 2018 the victim reported the incident to police. The victim was brought to the hospital where she was cared for by the staff at the Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence clinic.

The accused was later located at his residence and arrested, he was transported to police headquarters where he was held to attend a bail hearing the following day.

The accused was charged with forcible confinement, assault, sexual assault, uttering threats, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, harassment by threatening conduct, and two counts of breach probation.

Kingston Police want to let victims of sexual assault know that it is their choice to disclose the incident to police. If you have been sexually assaulted or abused and are uncertain what to do, please attend the hospital and see the caring and compassionate staff at the Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence clinic (SADV). The staff can help you with counselling and coping strategies in addition to providing testing for sexually transmitted diseases and providing access to HIV medication. If you are willing the staff will also complete the sexual assault evidence kit. Evidence can be collected up to twelve days following a sexual assault. Depending on the circumstances it may be possible for DNA evidence to be obtained from clothing after it has been washed. Your confidentiality is guaranteed and police will only be contacted by the hospital if you request it at the time. The SADV clinic will store the contents of the kit for a preliminary period of 6 months which offers a victim time to gather information on the process and decide on how they want to proceed. Please do not hesitate to reach out to Kingston Police or any of these other valuable support services and resources for victims of sexual or domestic violence in the Kingston area:

UPDATE: Local Man Facing Multiple Charges in Relation to Child Porn

Release Date: February 9, 2018

18-1265

UPDATE:

A 37-year-old local man arrested on January 19, 2018 in relation to child pornography, has be re-arrested after the on-going investigation uncovered additional criminal offences.

On February 5, 2018 while forensically examining a digital device found during the execution of the search warrant, Detectives discovered videos of the accused sexually assaulting a pre-teen female at his residence in July 2015.

On February 8, 2018 the accused was re-arrested and transported to police headquarters where he was held to attend a second bail hearing.

The accused is now additionally charged with making child pornography, sexual assault and sexual interference.

This Project has been made possible by a grant from the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services.”

ORIGINAL RELEASE:

Release Date: January 22, 2018

A 37-year-old local man has been arrested after an investigation into the sharing of child pornography.

On January 7, 2018 detectives with the Kingston Police Internet Child Exploitation Unit were conducting an online investigation into suspected sharing of child pornography. Through the course of the investigation detectives were able to identify a suspect.

On January 19, 2018 Kingston Police executed a search warrant at the residence of the suspect and multiple digital devices were seized. Through subsequent forensic examination of the devices, detectives found further evidence supporting the charges laid.

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 make available child pornography, possess child pornography, and access child pornography.

This Project has been made possible by a grant from the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services.”

Police Receiving Numerous Complaints Regarding CRA Scams

Release Date: February 9, 2018

Kingston Police have been receiving numerous complaints regarding Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) Scams. Two common CRA scams include:

Fraudsters calling and impersonating the CRA. The fraudster demands payment through money services or pre-paid gift cards for discrepancies in filed taxes. Threats of increased penalties, legal action or deportation are used to extract immediate payment.

A second common scam involves fraudsters sending emails claiming you are eligible for a refund and then provide a link to a phony CRA website. The website collects your personal information to be used in various scams.

Do not respond to random calls and/or emails. Take the time to contact the CRA directly with any concerns. Please share this information with family and friends. The best way to stop these scammers if through awareness and education.

CRA contact information

CRA information on tax scams and how to detect and avoid them



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