Calls for Service
Kingston Police had 128 calls for service during the 24 hour period starting from 5:00 a.m. on June 27, 2017. Of these, 89 calls occurred in the city central area, 20 in the west end, 5 in the east end, and 4 north of Highway 401. Some of these included:
- 10 domestic calls
- 2 assault calls
- 5 harassment calls
- 2 fight/disturbance calls
- 8 undesirable calls
- 4 alarm calls
- 1 neighbour dispute call
- 5 noise complaints
- 1 Mental Health Act call
- 2 medical assist calls
- 5 assist citizen calls
- 1 break and enter call
- 9 theft calls
- 1 shoplifting call
- 2 theft of vehicle call
- 1 mischief call
- 8 motor vehicle collisions
- 1 impaired driving call
- 8 driving complaints
- 7 suspicious activity calls
- 1 panhandling call
- 2 drug calls
There were 6 individuals arrested within the last 24 hours including 4 men and 2 women, between 23 and 54 years of age, for the following: assault, mischief, assault cause bodily harm, uttering death threats, and disobey court order. Five 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.
Officers Respond to Hang-Up 911 Calls, Woman Arrested
A 30-year-old local woman was arrested after officers responded to 911 calls and discovered she had assaulted her husband.
On June 28, 2017 at approximately 1:00 a.m. police received two hang-up 911 calls from an east end address. Officers responded and met the victim and a child in a vehicle outside the residence. The victim had minor injuries to his mouth.
Officers learned the accused had become angry with the accused over new friendships he had formed. The accused started yelling and screaming at the victim and as he tried to leave, she smashed property and assaulted him. The victim attempted to call 911 but the accused intervened, at which point the victim fled the residence with their child. Further investigation revealed the accused had damaged tires on the victim’s vehicle earlier this month.
The accused was arrested and transported to police headquarters where she was held to attend a bail hearing the following day.
The accused was charged with assault and two counts of mischief.
For those suffering domestic violence – no one has the right to abuse you. Please do not hesitate to reach out to Kingston Police or some of the other valuable support services and resources in the Kingston area:
Kingston Interval House http://buff.ly/2lZx0uv
Kingston Sexual Assault Centre – Support Services and Programs http://buff.ly/2lZuHaM
K3C Community Counselling Centres http://buff.ly/2mL1FtU
KFACC (Kingston Frontenac Anti-violence Coordinating Committee) http://buff.ly/2lZm3sM
Victim Services of Kingston and Frontenac (613-548-4834) http://buff.ly/2mKSLN7
Addiction & Mental Health Services – Kingston Frontenac Lennox & Addington http://buff.ly/2lZrFDw
Ministry of the Attorney General – Violence in the Family http://buff.ly/2lZrDLU
Ministry of the Attorney General – Victim Services Directory http://buff.ly/2mKOVDw
Ontario Network of Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Treatment Centres http://buff.ly/2lZoVWU
UPDATE – Bomb Hoax under Investigation
A 54-year-old Toronto woman has been charged in relation to the April 2017 bomb hoax.
On April 27, 2017 Kingston Police responded to a bomb threat at 279 Wellington Street. After the threat was deemed a hoax Detectives from the Major Crime Unit began an extensive investigation. Detectives were able to identity the caller and a warrant was issued. During the course of the investigation the accused made a direct threat to Detectives that she wanted to kill a Judge.
On June 27, 2017 the accused was arrested in Toronto by Kingston Police Detectives. She was transported to police headquarters where she was held to attend a bail hearing the following day.
The accused was charged with mischief and uttering death threats.
On April 27, 2017 at approximately 10:00 a.m. Kingston Police Emergency Response Unit along with Patrol Officers responded to 279 Wellington Street regarding a bomb threat. Information had been received that a bomb was in the cafeteria. The threat had been left on the voicemail of a staff member of the court.
The building was safely evacuated and officers contained the area until a thorough search could be completed.
No bomb was found and the threat was deemed a hoax. Major crime will continue to investigate the incident and criminal charges will be laid upon identification of the persons responsible.
Man Suddenly Turns Violent and Assaults New Friends
A 27-year-old Kitchener man was arrested on a warrant after assaulting two Kingston woman he befriended earlier in the evening.
On June 15, 2017 the victims met the accused through friends and they spent the evening attending various bars in the downtown area. At approximately 2:45 a.m. the group took a taxi to one of the victim’s residence.
After some time had passed the accused became enraged and began accusing the victims of taking his money. As one victim attempted to leave the room the accused punched her in head hard enough that she fell to the floor. The accused then turned his attention to the second victim and punched her in the head causing her to fall as well. During the assaults the accused threatened to kill them. The accused left the residence and police were called.
Both victims required medical attention. The first victim suffered serious injuries. The accused whereabouts were unknown and a warrant for his arrest was issued.
On June 27, 2017 the accused was arrested in Waterloo Region and later transported to Kingston police headquarters where he was held to attend a bail hearing the following day.
The accused was charged with assault cause bodily harm, assault, and two counts of uttering death threats.
Happy Canada Day 150
Canada’s big 150th is approaching quickly and no doubt most of us have plans for celebrations with family, friends and neighbours. Some of these plans will most likely include enjoying a few cold beverages as we all get together. Kingston Police want to remind everyone to plan your transportation needs ahead of time. This can prevent the foolish and dangerous decision to drive after a few drinks, it is just not worth it! Please do not drink and drive a vehicle or operate a boat and for those of you who witness impaired driving, call 9-1-1.
We are also asking members of our community to be observant and aware and if you see something or someone that doesn’t seem quite right – say something. You may be the only one who noticed something or someone suspicious.
Please report any information of concern to Kingston Police by calling 613-549-4660 or by completing a “Community Complaint” online at: https://www.kingstonpolice.ca/services/online/crime-report/. Describe specifically what you observed, including: who or what you saw, when you saw it, where it occurred, and why it’s suspicious. If there is an emergency, call 9–1–1.
Kingston Police want to wish everyone a safe and happy Canada Day.