Kingston Pedestrian Charged After Wielding Knife in Road Rage Incident 072417

Kingston Pedestrian Charged After Wielding Knife in Road Rage Incident 072417

 

Police Bulletin

Calls for Service

Kingston Police had 356 calls for over the weekend of July 21-23, 2017. Of these, 223 calls occurred in the city central area, 6 in the west end, 15 in the east end, and 7 north of Highway 401. Some of these included:

  • 23 domestic calls
  • 3 sexual assaults
  • 4 harassment calls
  • 4 fight/disturbance calls
  • 17 undesirable calls
  • 7 drunk calls
  • 3 customer trouble calls
  • 2 custody dispute calls
  • 11 alarm calls
  • 1 neighbour dispute call
  • 14 noise complaints
  • 2 trouble with kids calls
  • 5 missing person calls
  • 12 Mental Health Act calls
  • 2 medical assist calls
  • 45 assist citizen calls
  • 6 break and enter calls
  • 14 theft calls
  • 13 mischief calls
  • 5 fraud calls
  • 12 motor vehicle collisions
  • 7 impaired driving calls
  • 1 parking/vehicle complaint
  • 14 driving complaints
  • 3 traffic concerns (5801)
  • 25 suspicious activity calls
  • 1 trespass/prowler call

There were 12 individuals arrested over the weekend of July 21-23, 2017 including 9 men and 3 women, between 16 and 70 years of age, for the following: assault, mischief to property, uttering threats to cause death, utter threats to damage property, possession of a weapon, assault with a weapon, resist arrest, public intoxication, breach undertaking, 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.

Pedestrian Pulls Knife on Off-Duty Officers

Release Date: July 24, 2017

17-22894

A 30-year-old local man was arrested after a road rage incident escalated into him pulling a knife on off-duty officers.

On July 21, 2017 at approximately 8:45 a.m. the accused was walking in the area of Bayridge Drive at Lincoln Drive. The accused began crossing Bayridge Drive as the northbound traffic light turned green. When a northbound vehicle began to move forward the accused stepped in front of the car. The driver stopped in time to avoid a collision, but the accused became angry and began punching the front passenger side window.

Two off-duty officers were at the intersection and approached the accused. One officer identified them as police, but the accused fled. The officers caught up to the accused and attempted to stop him. The accused pulled a knife out, pushed one officer and ran. The accused was quickly caught and taken to the ground. The accused refused to cooperate and continued to struggle until 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 possession of a weapon, assault with a weapon, and resist arrest.

Man Destroys Victim’s Apartment

Release Date: July 24, 2017

17-23101

A 44-year-old local man destroyed his girlfriend’s apartment after an argument over his drinking.

On July 22, 2017 at approximately 9:30 p.m. the accused attended the victim’s north end residence. The victim confronted the accused over his level of intoxication. The accused went into a rage and flipped over a fridge, threw a kitchen table and continued to cause extensive damage to the victim’s property and residence. As the accused left he made threats to kill the victim and burn her house down.

At approximately 10:00 p.m. officers located the accused walking in the area of Russell Street and Montreal Street. 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 mischief to property, uttering threats to cause death, utter threats to damage property, and breach of probation.

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:

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