Kingston Police Charge 2 Smuggling Drugs into Millhaven Penitentiary 040318

Kingston Police Charge 2 Smuggling Drugs into Millhaven Penitentiary 040318

 

Police Bulletin

Calls for Service

Kingston Police had 611 calls for service from March 28 to April 2, 2018. Of these, 455 calls occurred in the city central area, 120 in the west end, 9 in the east end, and 10 north of Highway 401. Some of these included:

  • 24 domestic calls
  • 7assault calls
  • 4 sexual assaults
  • 14 harassment calls
  • 20 fight/disturbance calls
  • 19 undesirable calls
  • 2 drunk calls
  • 2 customer trouble calls
  • 6 custody dispute calls
  • 14 alarm calls
  • 1 neighbour dispute call
  • 12 noise complaints
  • 3 trouble with kids calls
  • 4 missing person calls
  • 10 Mental Health Act calls
  • 20 medical assist calls
  • 57 assist citizen calls
  • 17 break and enter calls
  • 26 theft calls
  • 9 shoplifting calls
  • 4 theft of vehicle calls
  • 14 mischief calls
  • 7 fraud calls
  • 20 motor vehicle collisions
  • 3 parking/vehicle complaints
  • 25 driving complaints
  • 7 traffic concerns
  • 58 suspicious activity calls
  • 2 trespass/prowler calls
  • 4 drug calls

There were 36 individuals arrested over from March 28 to April 2, 2018 including 27 men and 9 women, between 13 and 50 years of age, for the following: robbery, kidnapping, forcible confinement, assault with a weapon, possession of a prohibited firearm, discharge a firearm, possession of stolen property, possession of a stolen firearm, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, fail to stop for police, assault cause bodily harm, possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking, possession of property obtained by crime, harassment, unlawfully in a dwelling-house, break and enter, theft, assault, threats, mischief, breach recognizance, public intoxication, breach undertaking, breach recognizance, and breach probation. Seven persons were 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.

Missing Man Found Deceased

Release Date: April 3, 2018

17-43852 / 18-11592

On Friday, March 30, 2018 Kingston Police responded to reports of a deceased male. The body was found in a snow bank on a path behind buildings in the 1600 block of Bath Road. The deceased has been confirmed to be 37-year-old James Adrian Switzer, reported missing in December 2017.

The investigation will continue in conjunction with the Eastern Ontario Coroner’s Office to determine the cause of death.

 



Pair Arrested after Kidnapping, Robbery, and Firing a Handgun

Release Date: April 3, 2018

18-11050

Accused 24-year-old Jesse Decardo Turner and accused 21-year-old Janelle Danika Street have both been arrested and charged in relation to a kidnapping and robbery. Turner was already wanted on a Canada Wide Warrant from the Edmonton Police for Aggravated assault and Kingston Police had been actively searching for him.

On March 28, 2018 at approximately 11:30 p.m. Turner and Street pulled a handgun on the female victim in the Amberdale Crescent area. The pair stole the victim’s jewelry and computer tablet. They assaulted the victim who suffered minor injuries and took the victim and her car to a residence in the north end of Kingston. Turner then fired the handgun four times in a rear parking lot of an address on Wilson Street. Turner and Street left the victim at the residence and fled in her vehicle.

At approximately 3:30 a.m. a detective and a patrol officer located the stolen vehicle in the Amberdale Crescent area. The officers attempted to arrest Turner and Street who were believed to be armed. The accused Turner took off on foot and officers engaged in a foot pursuit with Turner, chasing him into the Sexton Place area and arresting him in a rear yard on Craig Lane.

During a search officers found a knife on Turner. Officers then located a stolen loaded revolver under the driver’s seat of the vehicle which Turner and Street. Street had fled the area but was located and arrested on March 30.

Turner and Street are charged with robbery, kidnapping, forcible confinement, assault with a weapon, possession of a prohibited firearm, discharge a firearm, possession of stolen property, possession of a stolen firearm. Both accused parties where held pending a bail hearing.

Anyone with information is asked to please contact Detective Sergeant Jay Finn at 613 549-4660 ext 6228 or via email at jfinn@kingstonpolice.ca

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.

Two Arrested and Investigation Continues after Violent Retribution Attack

Release Date: April 3, 2018

18-11774

A 32-year-old local man and 31-year-old local man have both been arrested for taking part in a violent retribution attack after losing a consensual fight.

On April 1, 2018 at approximately 4:00 a.m. the victim and the 32-year-old accused met outside their apartment building on Divisions Street, to settle a dispute with a fist fight. The 31-year-old accused was present and while the two were fighting he grabbed a weapon from his car and approached the fight. When the victim knocked the 32-year-old unconscious, the 31-year-old attempted to hit the victim with the weapon, but missed. The victim then punched the 31-year-old before returning to his apartment.

A short time later the victim was taken from his apartment by the 32-year-old wielding a weapon. The victim was escorted back to the parking lot where both accused along with several other males proceeded to attack him. The victim was knocked down and then punched and kicked until he fell unconscious. A female who attempted to stop the attack and was struck in the head. Police and Frontenac paramedics responded to the location and the victim was transported to hospital.

The two accused were arrested later in that morning after attending police headquarters. The 32-year-old was charged with assault with a weapon, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, and assault. The 31-year-old charged with assault. Both were held pending a bail hearing.

Police are continuing to investigate the involvement of several other parties in relation to this incident. Anyone with information, is asked to please contact Detective Scott Huffman at 613-549-4660 ext. 6322 or via email at shuffman@kingstonpolice.ca.

You can also provide tips anonymously via:

  • By calling our general number 613-549-4660 ext. 0 and asking to be anonymous

  • By calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS)

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.

Two Arrested after Attempting to Deliver Drugs to Millhaven Institution

Release Date: April 3, 2018

18-11079

A 42-year-old local man and a 33-year-old local man have been arrested by Kingston Police Street Crime unit after receiving information from the Ontario Provincial Police Penitentiary Squad and Correctional Service of Canada.

On March 29, 2018 at approximately 9:15 a.m. the two accused attended the Superior Court of Justice in the City of Kingston. While the 33-year-old stood by, the 42-year-old concealed a quantity of controlled drugs and substances inside the building. The drugs were left with the intent that a federal inmate attending court, could retrieve the drugs and deliver them to Millhaven Institution.

At approximately 9:30 a.m. officers located the drugs in the courthouse and the two accused were arrested while walking on Barrie Street.

During a search of the 42-year-old, officers found glue believed to have been used to secure the drugs inside the courthouse, Canadian currency, and quantities of suspected cannabis oil, marijuana, cocaine, methamphetamine and heroin.

During a search of the 33-year-old, officers found digital scales, drug packaging materials, an expandable baton, a large amount of Canadian currency, and quantities of suspected cannabis resin, cannabis marijuana, crystal methamphetamine, and heroin.

Both accused were transported to police headquarters where they were held to attend bail hearings. Both accused were charged jointly with two counts of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking. The 42-year-old was charged with three additional counts of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking, as well as possession of property obtained by crime. The 33-year-old was charged with two additional counts of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking, as well as possession of property obtained by crime, breach recognizance, and two counts of breach probation.

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