Calls for Service
Kingston Police had 134 calls for service during the 24 hour period starting from 5:00 a.m. on August 16, 2017. Of these, 86 calls occurred in the city central area, 24 in the west end, 9 in the east end, and 5 north of Highway 401. Some of these included:
- 2 domestic calls
- 5 harassment calls
- 1 weapons offence call
- 2 fight/disturbance calls
- 3 undesirable calls
- 3 alarm calls
- 3 neighbour dispute calls
- 1 missing person call
- 1 Mental Health Act call
- 10 medical assist calls
- 18 assist citizen calls
- 1 break and enter call
- 11 theft calls
- 2 shoplifting calls
- 2 theft of vehicle call
- 1 mischief call
- 1 fraud call
- 8 motor vehicle collisions
- 7 driving complaints
- 2 traffic concerns
- 11 suspicious activity calls
- 1 trespass/prowler call
- 1 drug call
There were 10 individuals arrested within the last 24 hours including 9 men and 1 woman, between 17 and 50 years of age, for the following: sexual assault, possession of stolen property, drive disqualified, utter threats to cause death, mischief, breach recognizance and breach probation. Four 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.
Two Arrested after Heading Out to go Shopping in Stolen Vehicle
Release Date: August 17, 2017
A 40-year-old man and a 17-year-old youth of Kingston were both arrested as they were heading out to go shopping in a stolen vehicle.
On August 16, 2017 police responded to information of a stolen car in the backyard of an address on Baker Street. As police arrived the vehicle was reversing down the driveway. When the occupants observed the officer the driver slammed on the brakes and they quickly jumped out of the vehicle.
Officers learned the occupants were heading out to go shopping in the stolen vehicle. The 40-year-old was driving despite being a disqualified driver. The 17-year-old was coming along despite conditions not to be outside his residence. A woman was also in the vehicle.
Both men were arrested and transported to police headquarters where they were held to attend bail hearings the following day.
Both men were charged with possession of stolen property. The 40-year-old was additionally charged with drive disqualified. The 17-year-old was additionally charged with two counts of breach recognizance and breach probation.
Man Arrested after Damaging Property and Threatening Parents
Release Date: August 17, 2017
A 25-year-old local man was arrested after his temper tantrum turned violent and threatening.
On August 17, 2017 at approximately 1:30 p.m. the accused was at home in a west end residence. The accused became enraged after a family member made allegations that he was using drugs. At first he threw chairs around, but a short while later he lost his temper again and threw a tantrum that included kicking a hole in the wall, and swearing at and threatening his parents. The accused then went outside and began trying to break the patio door and threatened to smash the family van.
The accused was charged with utter threats to cause death, mischief, and breach of probation.