Kingston Police find Maureen Tawiah POLICE BLOTTER July 12, 2017


Police Bulletin

Calls for Service

Kingston Police had 103 calls for service during the 24 hour period starting from 5:00 a.m. on July 11, 2017. Of these, 64 calls occurred in the city central area, 23 in the west end, 5 in the east end, and 1 north of Highway 401. Some of these included:

  • 2 domestic calls
  • 2 assault calls
  • 2 harassment calls
  • 2 fight/disturbance calls
  • 5 undesirable calls
  • 2 drunk calls
  • 2 alarm calls
  • 2 neighbour dispute calls
  • 1 noise complaint
  • 1 missing person call
  • 2 Mental Health Act calls
  • 1 medical assist call
  • 1 break and enter call
  • 2 theft calls
  • 4 shoplifting calls
  • 1 theft of vehicle call
  • 1 mischief call
  • 2 fraud calls
  • 3 motor vehicle collisions
  • 5 driving complaints
  • 5 suspicious activity calls
  • 1 trespass/prowler call
  • 1 drug call

There were 11 individuals arrested within the last 24 hours including 7 men and 4 women, between 16 and 51 years of age, for the following: theft under $5000, possession of stolen property, public intoxication, breach recognizance, and breach probation. Six 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.

Police Seeking Assistance in Locating Missing Female ***LOCATED***



Tawiah was located in Kingston and found to be safe. Kingston Police wish to thank everyone who shared the original release and offered to assist.


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.

Thief Tracked Down Through Stolen Cell Phone


A 36-year-old Corbyville woman was arrested after she was tracked down through the cell phone she had stolen.

On July 11, 2017 the complainant awoke in her residence to find that a house guest had left and stolen some of her clothing, cash, various personal, and her cell phone. A roommate was able to track the complainant’s phone to a coffee shop on Princess Street where the accused was found in her vehicle. After blocking her car in, police were called when witnesses observed what they thought was an altercation.

Police responded and the officer observed a large amount of loose clothing, duffel bags and purses in the accused vehicle. Some of the clothing was confirmed to be the property of the complainant and the cell phone was found during a search of the vehicle.

The accused was arrested and transported to police headquarters where she later released with a future court date and conditions.

The accused was charged with theft under $5000, and possession of stolen property.

Answering the call to save lives

Emergency service workers in Kingston are answering the call to help save more lives as part of this summer’s Sirens for Life campaign. Emergency service workers often see the need for blood firsthand and members of Kingston Police, Kingston Fire &Rescue, Frontenac Paramedic Services, Stone Mills Fire Department, and Union of Canada Correctional Officers will be attending the event to donate. Emergency services personnel will be donating in uniform, and emergency vehicles will be on site.

The event takes place today, July 12, 1:00 p.m. at the Kingston Blood Donor Clinic, 850 Gardiners Road. Canadian Blood Services is asking local residents to also lend their arm by donating blood in support of their local emergency services.

Just one person who is seriously injured in a car crash could need as many as 50 blood donations to help save their life. In Kingston, the goal for this year’s Siren’s campaign is 48 units of blood at the Kick-off Event. In addition, Canadian Blood Services is hoping to recruit 143 new donors in Kingston during the month of July for this campaign.

About Canadian Blood Services

Canadian Blood Services ( manages the national supply of blood, blood products and stem cells, and related services for all the provinces and territories (excluding Quebec). We operate an integrated, pan-Canadian service delivery model that includes leading an interprovincial system for organ donation and transplantation. Our national scope, infrastructure and governance make us unique in the Canadian healthcare landscape. Canadian Blood Services is regulated as a biologics manufacturer by Health Canada and primarily funded by the provincial and territorial ministries of health. Canadian Blood Services is a not-for-profit charitable organization.

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