Bad Parking Leads to Truck Theft Charge in Kingston – April 9, 2018

Bad Parking Leads to Truck Theft Charge in Kingston – April 9, 2018

 

Police Bulletin

Calls for Service

Kingston Police had 345 calls for service over the weekend of April 6-8, 2018. Of these, 262 calls occurred in the city central area, 49 in the west end, 16 in the east end, and 6 north of Highway 401. Some of these included:

  • 18 domestic calls
  • 3 assault calls
  • 1 sexual assault
  • 13 harassment calls
  • 1 weapons offence call
  • 13 fight/disturbance calls
  • 14 undesirable calls
  • 7 drunk calls
  • 2 customer trouble calls
  • 1 custody dispute call
  • 6 alarm calls
  • 1 neighbour dispute call
  • 20 noise complaints
  • 1 trouble with kids call
  • 4 missing person calls
  • 6 Mental Health Act calls
  • 12 medical assist calls
  • 33 assist citizen calls
  • 5 break and enter calls
  • 17 theft calls
  • 2 shoplifting calls
  • 3 theft of vehicle calls
  • 10 mischief calls
  • 5 fraud calls
  • 16 motor vehicle collisions
  • 1 impaired driving call
  • 2 parking/vehicle complaints
  • 10 driving complaints
  • 1 traffic concern
  • 21 suspicious activity calls
  • 2 drug calls

There were 18 individuals arrested over the weekend of April 6-8, 2018 including 16 men and 2 women, between 14 and 58 years of age, for the following: break and enter dwelling, robbery with assault, use firearm to commit an offence, have face masked with intent to commit an offence, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, carried concealed weapon, assault, theft, possession of property obtained by crime, resist arrest, theft of motor vehicle, mischief, possession of a controlled substance, public intoxication, fail to appear, breach peace, breach recognizance, and breach probation. Three persons were arrested on outstanding 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.



Truck Thief Caught after Bad Parking Job

Release Date: April 9, 2018

18-12408

A 28-year-old local man was caught after he stole a truck, but lost control while attempting to park it.

On the April 6, 2018 at approximately 7:15 a.m. the accused drove a stolen truck to a family member’s residence on Rideau Street. While attempting to park the truck, the accused reversed into a 1 ½ foot cement wall at a high rate of speed, causing the truck to jump onto the wall and get hung up. Officers located the accused in the hallway of the apartment building.

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 theft of motor vehicle, and possession of stolen property.

Youth who Broke into House, Returns and Assaults Home Owner

Release Date: April 9, 2018

18-12693

A 16-year-old local youth is facing multiple charges after he returns to the scene of a break and enter and assaults the home owner and her neighbour.

On April 8, 2018 at approximately 1:30 p.m. the victim returned home to find an unknown male youth in her kitchen going through her cabinets and medications. The youth fled and after a search of the residence the victim discovered her basement door had been removed from its hinges. When the victim exited her residence to go speak with her neighbour, she discovered the youth had returned with two dogs and was now in her garage. The victim began taking photographs of the youth who then lunged at her, pushing her into the side of the house while raising his fist. A neighbour witnessing the attack came to help the victim and was shoved by the youth. The neighbour fell to the ground and struck her head off the tire of a parked vehicle. The youth fled once again, dragging one of his dogs who appeared frightened over the incident.

Officers located the youth with the dogs, in the rear of a nearby convenience store parking lot. The youth ran from the officer and resisted arrest. Once handcuffed the youth continued to be uncooperative, banging his head off the partition wall in the cruiser and kicking the door.

The youth was in possession of several items from the victim including her laptop, a bottle of wine, and cat medication. The youth was transported to police headquarters where he was held to attend a bail hearing the following day.

The accused was charged with break and enter in a dwelling, two counts assault, theft, possession of property obtained by crime, and resist arrest.

Police Respond to Eighteen Domestic Disturbances over Weekend

Release Date: April 9, 2018

18-12539 / 18-12514

Over the weekend of April 6-9, 2018 Kingston Police responded to eighteen domestic incidents including two for which charges were laid.

On April 7, 2018 at approximately 3:45 a.m. the accused and victim were arguing in their residence. The victim attempted to distance herself from the argument and began walking down the hallway when the accused followed and punched her in the lower back causing her to fall to the floor. The victim called 911 and the accused left the residence. An investigation revealed a previous assault occurred in late March when the accused stomped on the victim repeatedly while she was on the couch. The accused suffered visible injuries but the incident was not reported to police at that time.

A 27-year-old local man was arrested and held for bail. He was charged with two counts of assault.

On April 7, 2018 at approximately 7:00 p.m. the accused and victim were arguing in their residence. The victim left with the children in order to get them away from the fighting. When the victim returned the arguing resumed and the accused grabbed her by her neck and slammed her head on the ground. When the victim ran to the bathroom and attempted to call 911 the accused choked her on the floor before leaving. Responding officers observed injuries to the victim and located the accused nearby.

A 38-year-old local man was arrested and held for bail. He was charged with assault.

No one has the right to abuse another person and victims of domestic violence or witnesses to domestic violence are encouraged to contact Kingston Police. The links below offer valuable support services and resources in the Kingston area for victims of domestic and/or sexual violence:

Two Arrested and Two Wanted for Two Separate Armed Robberies

Release Date: April 9, 2018

18-6130/6423

UPDATE: April 9, 2018

On April 6, 2018 at approximately 9:25 p.m. officers attended an address on Rideau Street in an attempt to locate wanted male Kevin William Harris. The accused fled out the back door and officers engaged in a foot pursuit. The accused was located hiding under garbage bags beneath a deck on Rideau Street. The accused was arrested and transported to police headquarters where he was held to attend a bail hearing.

36-year-old Kevin William Harris has been charged with break and enter dwelling, robbery with assault, use firearm to commit an offence, have face masked with intent to commit an offence, two counts of possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, and two counts of carried concealed weapon.

UPDATE: February 28, 2018

On February 27, 2018 at approximately at approximately 7:00 p.m. officers attended an address on Van Order Drive. Calder Morley Smith was located inside and was arrested without incident. Smith was transported to police headquarters where he was held to attend a bail hearing.

37-year-old local man Calder Morley Smith has been charged with robbery with a weapon, forcible confinement, assault with a weapon, use firearm to commit an offence, possession of a weapon for dangerous purpose, and point firearm, and possession of a firearm while prohibited.

ORIGINAL RELEASE:

Release Date: February 27, 2018

An investigation of two separate armed robberies by the Kingston Police Major Crime Unit has led to the arrest of 31-year-old local man William James Bryant and 23-year-old local man Tim Maguire. The investigation has also revealed the involvement of 37-year-old local man Calder Morley Smith and 36-year-old local man Kevin William Harris, both currently wanted.

On February 18, 2018 accused Bryant, Maguire and Harris were at a residence on Nelson Street when they decided to commit a robbery. The three obtained a crowbar, pellet gun, bear mace and ski masks. At approximately 12: 30 a.m. the accused parties attended the victim’s residence and kicked in his door. The victim armed himself with a knife and one accused yelled out for the others to shoot or mace him. The victim yelled for a female in the residence to call 911 and the three accused fled.

Detectives from the Kingston Police Major Crime Unit began investigating and identified the involved parties.

On February 21, 2018 Bryant was located in the passenger seat of a vehicle on Division Street and arrested. During a search, officers found a knife on the accused and a ski mask in his pocket. Under the passenger seat officers located a can of bear spray.

On February 22, 2018 officers attended a residence on Nelson Street where Maguire was located. Maguire was arrested as he attempted to flee.

Both Bryant and Maguire were held to attend a bail hearings.

A warrant has been issued for accused Harris.

The arrests of Bryant and Maguire resulted in Detectives uncovering an un-reported armed robbery from January 31, 2018. On that date, a male victim sent a text message to a friend asking for a ride, but was unaware the message was received by Bryant who then sent Maguire and a female to pick up the victim. The victim took the ride and was brought to the female’s residence on Glen Arden Court where Bryant was waiting with Smith.

The victim had in his possession various electronic goods that he had just purchased along with a quantity of cash. The victim became suspicious of what was happening when he realized his texts had never been received by his friend. When the victim left the residence the accused parties went after him. Bryant struck the victim in the head with a rifle while the other two accused dragged him inside. Once in the residence Bryant pointed the rifle at the victim’s face while they stole his money and property.

For the January 31, 2018 robbery:

31-year-old accused William James Bryant has been charged with robbery with a weapon, forcible confinement, assault with a weapon, use firearm to commit an offence, three counts of possession of a weapon for dangerous purpose, point firearm, and two counts of possession of a firearm while prohibited.

23-year-old accused Tim Maguire has been charged with robbery with a weapon, forcible confinement, assault with a weapon, use firearm to commit an offence, possession of a weapon for dangerous purpose, and point firearm.

37-year-old local man Calder Morley Smith has been charged with robbery with a weapon, forcible confinement, assault with a weapon, use firearm to commit an offence, possession of a weapon for dangerous purpose, and point firearm, and possession of a firearm while prohibited.

For the February 18, 2018 robbery:

Both 31-year-old accused William James Bryant and 23-year-old accused Tim Maguire were charged with break and enter, robbery, use firearm to commit an offence, have face masked to commit an offence, possession of a weapon for dangerous purpose, and carry a concealed weapon.

36-year-old Kevin William Harris has been charged with break and enter dwelling, robbery with assault, use firearm to commit an offence, have face masked with intent to commit an offence, two counts of possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, and two counts of carried concealed weapon.

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