3 Charged Fleeing Police Collide w Train in Kingston – Man Charged Attack @ Hospital 040318

3 Charged Fleeing Police Collide w Train in Kingston – Man Charged Attack @ Hospital 040318

 

 

Three Charged after Fleeing Police and Colliding with a Train

Release Date: April 3, 2018

18-11153

Kingston Police have charged a 27-year-old Ajax man, and two men from Pickering, a 23-year-old and a 19-year-old, after flight from police ends with vehicle destroyed by a train.

On March 29, 2018 at approximately 1:25 p.m. the 27-year-old accused was driving on Sir John A Macdonald Boulevard with multiple occupants inside the vehicle, including the 23-year-old and 19-year-old accused parties. The Kingston Police Drug Enforcement Unit was investigating the 27-year-old for possession of illicit drugs and requested a patrol unit stop the suspect vehicle. When officers attempted to stop the suspect vehicle, it rammed the drug enforcement vehicle causing significant damage. The suspect vehicle then fled north on Sir John A Macdonald Boulevard running red lights at John Counter Boulevard and Dalton Avenue before heading west on Highway 401.

OPP was alerted and located the suspect vehicle on Highway 2. The suspect vehicle became inoperable after driving approximately 200 meters down the CN Rail tracks at Highway 2 and County Road 7. Just as the occupants were removed from the vehicle and arrested, an eastbound passenger train struck the vehicle. The vehicle was completely destroyed as it was thrown from the tracks. No passengers on the train were injured.

A quantity of cocaine the accused parties had thrown from the vehicle was recovered. The accused parties were transported to Kingston police headquarters where they were held to attend bail hearings.

All three accused were jointly charged with possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking. The 19-year-old was additionally charged with breach undertaking. The 27-year-old was additionally charged with dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, fail to stop for police, breach undertaking, and breach probation.

Man Charged after Assaulting Hospital Security Guards

Release Date: April 3, 2018

18-11536

A 31-year-old local man has been charged after assaulting two hospital security guards.

On March 30, 2018 at approximately 9:00 a.m. a security guard at Kingston General Hospital approached the accused who was shouting and swearing in the waiting emergency department waiting room. The accused punched the guard in the nose causing injury requiring medical attention. Additional security guards responded and the accused spit on another guard. Police were called and the accused was arrested and transported to police headquarters where he was held to attend a bail hearing.

The accused was charged with assault cause bodily harm, assault, and two counts of breach probation.

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