Kingston Police Blotter for Tuesday Nov 21, 2017 #KPS


Police Bulletin

Calls for Service

Kingston Police had 135 calls for service during the 24 hour period starting from 5:00 a.m. on November 20, 2017. Of these, 84 calls occurred in the city central area, 30 in the west end, 2 in the east end, and 4 north of Highway 401. Some of these included:

  • 2 domestic calls
  • 2 sexual assaults
  • 5 harassment calls
  • 2 undesirable calls
  • 4 drunk calls
  • 4 alarm calls
  • 1 neighbour dispute call
  • 3 noise complaints
  • 2 trouble with kids calls
  • 2 missing person calls
  • 2 Mental Health Act calls
  • 4 medical assist calls
  • 11 assist citizen calls
  • 4 break and enter calls
  • 17 theft calls
  • 1 shoplifting call
  • 3 mischief calls
  • 6 fraud calls
  • 7 motor vehicle collisions
  • 1 impaired driving call
  • 4 driving complaints
  • 8 suspicious activity calls
  • 1 trespass/prowler call
  • 1 panhandling call

There were 6 individuals arrested within the last 24 hours including 5 men and 1 woman, between 28 and 45 years of age, for the following: impaired driving, fail to provide breath sample, possession of a controlled substance, theft of a motor vehicle, assault police, attempt theft, and breach recognizance.

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.

Impaired Driver Facing Multiple Charges after Racing up Behind Cruiser

Release Date: November 21, 2017


A 26-year-old local man is facing multiple charges after he raced up behind a cruiser while driving impaired in a stolen vehicle.

On November 21, 2017 at approximately 2:45 a.m. a patrol officer was traveling westbound on Princess Street from Victoria Street. The officer noticed a vehicle approaching from behind at a high rate of speed with the four-way flashers on. The officer believing there may be a problem pulled over and the vehicle pulled up behind, but no one exited the vehicle. The officer pulled up a few feet and the vehicle pulled up close behind once again. The officer then pulled completely off Princess Street and the vehicle drove past continuing west on Princess Street.

The officer pulled back onto Princess Street and stopped the vehicle. The officer made observations the accused was impaired by alcohol and arrested him. A small quantity of marijuana was fond on the accused during a search and further investigation revealed the accused had stolen the vehicle from a family member.

The accused was transported to police headquarters where he failed to provide breath samples. The accused was charged with impaired driving, fail to provide breath sample, possession of a controlled substance, and theft of a motor vehicle.

The accused was held to attend a bail hearing. His driver’s licence is automatically suspended for 90 days and would face a one year suspension if convicted. The vehicle was seized and impounded for seven days, with the accused being responsible for all fees and fines.

Officer Assaulted When Checking on Well Being of Mother and Child

Release Date: November 21, 2017


A 43-year-old local woman was arrested after assaulting an officer during a well-being check.

On November 20, 2017 in the late afternoon the accused walked to a local public school to pick up her son. As the accused was returning home with her son, a neighbour noticed the accused was unsteady on her feet and then witnessed her fall down outside stairs. The accused suffered injuries to her face and mouth as a result of the fall and the neighbour called police.

Officers attended with the neighbour to check on the accused. She was found to be intoxicated and disoriented. As officers were speaking with her, the accused became aggressive and demanded they leave. The accused behaviour escalated when she swore at her neighbour and lunged at her. An officer intervened and the accused grabbed him by the throat.

The accused was arrested and the child was taken to a place of safety by Child and Family Services.

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

The accused was charged with assault police.

Locked Cars and Off-Duty Officer Thwart Would be Thief

Release Date: November 21, 2017


A 31-year-old local man of no fixed address was arrested after an off-duty officer spotted him checking parked cars.

On November 20, 2017 at approximately 12:00 p.m. the accused was in a parking lot in the 1000 block of Princess Street. The accused was observed by an off-duty officer approaching parked vehicles, peering through the windows and trying door handles. The officer called dispatch and on-duty patrol officers responded.

The accused was arrested for attempt theft. The accused was found to be on release conditions not to possess any drug paraphernalia and to reside at a specific address. Officers confirmed he was not residing at his approved address and during a search he was found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia.

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

The accused was charged with attempt theft, and two counts of breach recognizance.

Police Asking for Information in Assault with Weapon Incident

Release Date: November 21, 2017


On November 14, 2017, just after 5am, an adult female was walking alone on York Street near Division Street when she was struck in the arm with a projectile by an unknown suspect.  It is believed that the projectile was fired from a pellet/bb gun.  The female sustained a relatively minor injury to her arm.

Anyone with information, is asked to please contact Detective Jim Veltman at 613-549-4660 ext. 6300 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)

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