Kingston Police Nab Robber After Social Media Release Tip! 082317


Police Bulletin

Calls for Service

Kingston Police had 145 calls for service during the 24 hour period starting from 5:00 a.m. on August 22, 2017. Of these, 98 calls occurred in the city central area, 29 in the west end, 7 in the east end, and 3 north of Highway 401. Some of these included:

  • 6 domestic calls
  • 1 assault call
  • 1 sexual assault
  • 6 harassment calls
  • 4 fight/disturbance calls
  • 4 undesirable calls
  • 6 alarm calls
  • 3 neighbour dispute calls
  • 4 noise complaints
  • 1 trouble with kids call
  • 1 missing person call
  • 2 Mental Health Act calls
  • 2 medical assist calls
  • 13 assist citizen calls
  • 3 break and enter calls
  • 2 theft calls
  • 5 shoplifting calls
  • 6 mischief calls
  • 4 fraud calls
  • 7 motor vehicle collisions
  • 1 impaired driving call
  • 4 driving complaints
  • 5 traffic concerns
  • 8 suspicious activity calls
  • 1 panhandling call
  • 1 drug call

There were 9 individuals arrested within the last 24 hours including 5 men and 4 women, between 24 and 57 years of age, for the following: break and enter, robbery, assault with a weapon, aggravated assault, possession of a weapon, having face masked while committing an offence, theft, fraud, 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.

Wallet Thief Arrested after Picture Released on Social Media

Release Date: August 23, 2017


A 29-year-old local woman was identified, located and arrested within one day after her image was released to social media.

On August 5, 2017 the accused stole the victim’s wallet and cell phone from a store on Gardiners Road. The accused then used the victim’s credit card at a nearby gas station. A short time later she attempted to use the card a wine store, but it was rejected.

Police obtained surveillance footage of the accused which was released to social media on August 21, 2017. The accused was quickly identified through several tips from the public as a result of the release.

On August 22, 2017 at approximately 11:30 a.m. the accused was located and arrested at an address on John Street.

The accused was transported to police headquarters where she was held to attend a bail hearing the following day.

The accused was charged with theft, fraud and breach of probation.

Kingston Police would like to thank those who shared the post and the public for their assistance.

UPDATE – Police Seeking Assistance in Locating Woman for Home Invasion Robbery

Release Date: August 23, 2017


Original Release

On August 15, 2017 at approximately 2:45 a.m. a home invasion occurred at an apartment in 300 Conacher. The accused female entered with two other male suspects. The guests of the apartment were pepper-sprayed and one male guest was stabbed repeatedly in the leg.

The suspects fled and the guests all vacated the apartment to escape the irritant. Police were called and Fire and Paramedics were dispatched as well to assist with other tenants effected by the irritant. The male guest who was stabbed was taken to hospital by ambulance with non-life threatening injuries.

The investigation has confirmed the identity of the female accused as Kimberly Rose-Knapp.


Detectives of the Kingston Police Crime Unit have identified the two male suspects involved as 37-year-old Gord Kevin Drysdale and 26-year-old Dustin Rose, son of accused 45-year-old Kimberly Rose-Knapp.

On August 22, 2017 the location of the Kimberly Rose-Knapp and her son Dustin Kyle Rose was confirmed and a warrant was obtained. At approximately 5:00 p.m. Detectives from Major Crime and members of the Street Crime Unit executed the warrant at an address on Battersea Road. Rose-Knapp and Rose were both arrested without incident.

Drysdale is currently still being sought by police.

Rose-Knapp, Rose and Drysdale will be jointly charged with break and enter, robbery, two counts of assault with a weapon, aggravated assault, two counts of possession of a weapon, having face masked while committing an offence.

Rose is additionally charged with 4 counts of breach recognizance, and 3 counts of breach probation.

Drysdale will be additionally charged with breach recognizance and breach probation.

Drysdale is a Caucasian male, 6’3”, approximately 200lbs and last known to have dark short hair.

Anyone with information, please contact Detective Clint Wills at 613-549-4660 ext. 6266 or 613-217-1245 or via email at

You can also provide tips anonymously via:

  • By calling our general number 613-549-4660 ext. 0 and asking to be anonymous
  • By calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS)

3 Men Arrested for Construction Site Break and Enter

Release Date: August 23, 2017


Three men have been arrested in relation to a construction site break and enter.

On July 1, 20107 at approximately 11:30 p.m. the three accused males entered a construction site on Bath Road. The accused broke into storage canisters and an apartment building where they stole tools and copper wire estimated at close to $4500.

Detectives of the Kingston Police Crime Unit identified a 54-year-old Kingston man. On July 12, 2017 at approximately 11:30 a.m. Detectives executed a search warrant on Tanner Drive, residence of the accused, and arrested him without incident.

Further investigation led to the identification of the other accused parties, a 44-year-old man and 45-year-old man both of Kingston. Their whereabouts were unknown and a warrant was applied for.

On August 16, 2017 the 45-year-old accused was located and arrested. On August 23, 2017 the 44-year-old accused turned himself in at police headquarters.

The three accused were jointly charged with break and enter

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