Police Seeking Assistance in Locating Missing Female
Kingston Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing person. Maureen Tawiah was last on Wednesday, July 4, 2017. She is a former Queens Student and was residing at an address on Pine Street with her roommate.
Family and police are very concerned about her well-being and ask anyone with information, to please contact Detective Jamie Graham at 613-549-4660 ext. 6311 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Calls for Service
Kingston Police had 383 calls for service over the weekend of July 7-9, 2017. Of these, 262 calls occurred in the city central area, 72 in the west end, 14 in the east end, and 11 north of Highway 401. Some of these included:
- 20 domestic calls
- 3 assault calls
- 9 harassment calls
- 2 weapons offence calls
- 4 fight/disturbance calls
- 22 undesirable calls
- 3 drunk calls
- 3 customer trouble calls
- 2 custody dispute calls
- 11 alarm calls
- 9 neighbour dispute calls
- 12 noise complaints
- 4 missing person calls
- 5 Mental Health Act calls
- 14 medical assist calls
- 33 assist citizen calls
- 2 break and enter calls
- 24 theft calls
- 9 shoplifting calls
- 2 theft of vehicle call
- 5 mischief calls
- 4 fraud calls
- 18 motor vehicle collisions
- 1 impaired driving call
- 5 parking/vehicle complaints
- 19 driving complaints
- 3 traffic concerns
- 33 suspicious activity calls
- 1 trespass/prowler call
- 1 drug call
There were 19 individuals arrested over the weekend of July 7-9, 2017 including 16 men and 3 women, between 18 and 59 years of age, for the following: theft under $5000, unlawfully in a dwelling, assault with a weapon, assault cause bodily harm, possession of a weapon, commit perjury, public mischief, carry concealed weapon, robbery, cause disturbance, mischief under $5000, utter threats to cause death, harassment by repeated communication, fraud under $5000, public intoxication, breach recognizance, breach court order, and breach of probation. Two 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.
Man Facing Multiple Charges after Claiming to be Victim
An 18-year-old Sharbot Lake man is facing several charges after making a statement to police that he was the victim of an unprovoked attack.
On July 3, 2017 the accused and the victim exchange several hostile text messages over money the victim owed the accused. In one of the text messages the accused threatened to shoot up the victim as well as his mother’s residence and vehicle. At approximately 6:00 p.m. the accused and the victim met in a parking lot at Compton Street and Weller Avenue. The accused exited his vehicle and began firing a BB gun at the victim, hitting him in the chest and face. The accused continued to shoot the victim who grabbed a bat from his vehicle to defend himself. The victim broke a mirror off the accused vehicle and threw the bat as the accused continued to shoot him. The victim fled and police were not notified of the incident at that time.
On July 7, 2017 the accused attended police headquarters and provided a statement indicating he was the victim of an unprovoked attack. Further investigation revealed the accused was in fact the instigator and primary aggressor of the incident.
On July 8, 2017 the accused re-attended police headquarters and was arrested for perjury and additional criminal code offences.
The accused was charged with assault with a weapon, assault cause bodily harm, possession of a weapon, commit perjury, public mischief and 3 counts of breach probation.
Second Man Arrested for May Armed Robbery
A 19-year-old local man was identified and arrested as the second party involved in an armed robbery on May 21, 2017.
On July 7, 2017 at approximately 7:45 p.m. the accused was located at an address on College Street and arrested without incident. The accused was transported to police headquarters where he was held to attend a bail hearing the following day.
The accused was charged with carry concealed weapon, possession of a weapon, assault with a weapons, robbery, and three counts of breach probation.
One Man Arrested for Robbery, Police Looking for Second Man
An 18-year-old local man was arrested after participating in robbery and then resisting arrest. Detectives are looking for the second man.
On May 21, 2017 at approximately 12: 30 a.m. the victim and his girlfriend were in the area of Sir John A MacDonald Boulevard and Johnson Street. The victim and his girlfriend were approached by two men, one with no shirt on. A confrontation erupted into violence when the man with a shirt, pulled out a BB gun and fired several shots at the victim’s face. The two men then punched the victim several times, until he fell. When the victim fell he dropped a bag he was carrying for his girlfriend. The man with the shirt on grabbed the bag and took off running. The man with no shirt then left and police were called.
While officers were talking with the victim the man with no shirt was seen returning. The man was yelling and screaming to fight until he got closer and realized police were present. The man took off running and officers chased him on foot as he hurdled several fences. The man was eventually located in a parking lot on Yonge Street with the assistance of the K9 unit. The man resisted arrest and tried kicking officers as he was handcuffed.
The accused was transported to police headquarters where he was held to attend a bail hearing the following day. The accused was charged with robbery, and two counts of resist arrest.
The investigation is on-going as Detectives search for the second man described as 18-years-old, tall, thin and last seen wearing khaki’s and a light coloured shirt possibly with black sleeves.
Man Scales Apartment Building and Enters Residence
On July 8, 2017 at approximately 3:30 a.m. the accused attended the victim’s downtown apartment despite release conditions not to be near her or her address. The accused scaled the outside the building to the second floor. The accused entered the victim’s residence and she woke to find him standing at the end of her bed. The accused asked her a few questions then grabbed her iPhone and left.
On July 9, 2017 at approximately 2:00 a.m. officers located the accused at a bar in the downtown area and arrested him without incident. The accused was transported to police headquarters where he was held to attend a bail hearing the following day.
The accused was charged with theft under $5000, unlawfully in a dwelling and two counts of breach recognizance.
Screaming Tirade Ends in Arrest
A 20-year-old local man was arrested after throwing a temper tantrum and disturbing a west end neighbourhood.
On July 8, 2017 at approximately 11:15 a.m. the accused was driving on Woodside Drive. The accused began arguing with his girlfriend and when she asked to be let out of the vehicle he slammed on the brakes. The accused went into a rage when the female exited the vehicle. The started yelling and screaming, which caught the attention of several local residents resulting in police being called.
Upon police arrival the accused was handcuffed and he began yelling at other people blaming them. The accused was transported to police headquarters where he was later released on conditions and a future court date.
The accused was charged with cause disturbance.