Calls for Service
Kingston Police had 135 calls for service during the 24 hour period starting from 5:00 a.m. on February 21, 2018. Of these, 108 calls occurred in the city central area, 16 in the west end, 3 in the east end, and 3 north of Highway 401. Some of these included:
- 2 domestic calls
- 3 assault calls
- 1 harassment call
- 1 fight/disturbance call
- 3 undesirable calls
- 2 drunk calls
- 3 alarm calls
- 2 missing person calls
- 4 Mental Health Act calls
- 2 medical assist calls
- 10 assist citizen calls
- 4 break and enter calls
- 13 theft calls
- 1 shoplifting call
- 4 fraud calls
- 6 motor vehicle collisions
- 1 impaired driving call
- 2 parking/vehicle complaints
- 5 driving complaints
- 3 suspicious activity calls
- 4 drug calls
There were 8 individuals arrested within the last 24 hours including 6 men and 2 women, between 27 and 45 years of age, for the following: impaired driving, fail to provide breath sample, possession of a weapon for dangerous purpose, utter threats, theft, public intoxication, and breach recognizance.
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.
Impaired Driver Caught after Nearly Hitting Police Cruiser
Release Date: February 22, 2018
A 27-year-old local man was arrested for impaired driving after nearly hitting a police cruiser and another vehicle.
On February 21, 2018 at approximately 2:45 p.m. a patrol officer was driving eastbound on Colborne Street. The accused was driving westbound on Colborne Street in the middle of the road and the officer was forced pull to the south curb to avoid a collision. As the officer turned around to investigate the accused suddenly stopped and started backing up, narrowly missing a parked vehicle. The accused stopped again and then quickly accelerated forward across the intersection at Division Street nearly causing another collision. The officer activated emergency lights and caught up to the vehicle as it pulled into private property behind a business on Colborne Street.
The officer spoke with the accused and determined he was impaired by alcohol. The accused and passengers became belligerent and one passenger began yelling, upset over them being stopped for having a few drinks.
The accused was arrested for impaired driving while the one passenger was arrested for public intoxication.
The accused was transported to police headquarters where he continued to be belligerent and was un-cooperative with the breath technician.
The accused was charged with impaired driving and fail to provide breath sample.
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.
Man Arrested after Wielding Butcher Knives and Threatening Mother
Release Date: February 22, 2018
A 33-year-old local man was arrested after threatening his mother with butcher knives.
On February 20, 2018 at approximately 8:15 a.m. the accused entered his mother’s bedroom holding two butcher knives. The accused threatened to cut her but instead he grabbed an item in her bedroom which he cut into pieces. When the accused walked out of the room, the victim barricaded herself in and called 911. Officers responded and upon entering the home they quickly located and safely arrested the accused.
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 for dangerous purpose, and uttering threats.