Kingston Police Blotter for January 9, 2018 #KPS

 

Police Bulletin

Calls for Service

Kingston Police had 96 calls for service during the 24 hour period starting from 5:00 a.m. on January 8, 2018. Of these, 56 calls occurred in the city central area, 16 in the west end, 2 in the east end, and 6 north of Highway 401. Some of these included:

  • 3 domestic calls
  • 1 assault call
  • 1 sexual assault
  • 1 harassment call
  • 1 fight/disturbance call
  • 6 undesirable calls
  • 2 customer trouble calls
  • 5 alarm calls
  • 3 neighbour dispute calls
  • 1 noise complaint
  • 1 missing person call
  • 3 Mental Health Act calls
  • 2 medical assist calls
  • 3 assist citizen calls
  • 6 theft calls
  • 1 shoplifting call
  • 2 mischief calls
  • 2 fraud calls
  • 17 motor vehicle collisions
  • 1 parking/vehicle complaint
  • 2 driving complaints
  • 1 suspicious activity call
  • 1 drug call

There were 4 individuals arrested within the last 24 hours including 3 men and 1 woman, between 33 and 42 years of age, for the following: impaired driving, operating a vehicle with over 80 mg of alcohol, and mischief.

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 Looking for Assistance to Locate Stolen Trailer

Release Date: January 9, 2018

17-44141

On December 26, 2017 the complaint reported his car hauling trailer stolen. The theft occurred sometime over Christmas and was taken from a work site at 1066 Gardiners Road.

The trailer had been damaged from a previous incident and as a result only had three wheels when it was stolen.

Please view the attached photo (note: car was not on trailer at time of theft). Anyone with information, is asked to please contact Detective Nick Gregory at 613-549-4660 ext. 6342 or via email at ngregory@kingstonpolice.ca.

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)

Police Investigate Two Evening Crashes Caused by Impaired Driving

Release Date: January 9, 2018

18-1431

A 33-year-old local man has been arrested for impaired driving after allegedly running a red light and causing a collision.

On January 8, 2018 at approximately 10:00 p.m. a patrol officer came upon a two vehicle collision at the intersection of Gardiners Road and Cataraqui Woods Drive. A witness reported seeing the accused drive through a red light. The officer spoke with the accused and determined he was impaired be alcohol.

The accused was transported to police headquarters where he provided two breath samples. The accused was found to have a little under 3 times the legal limit of alcohol in his system.

The accused was charged with impaired driving and operating a vehicle with over 80 mg of alcohol.

The accused was later released with a future court date. 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.

18-1424

A 40-year-old local man has been arrested for impaired driving after rear-ending another vehicle stopped for a red light on Princess Street.

On January 8, 2018 at approximately 9:15 p.m. the accused rear ended a vehicle stopped for a red light at Princess Street and Midland Avenue. Upon police arrival officers observed the accused walking unsteadily in the westbound lane. Officers learned the accused had been drinking at a nearby restaurant and made several observations the accused was impaired by alcohol.

The accused was arrested and transported to police headquarters where he provided two breath samples. The accused was found to have a little under 3 times the legal limit of alcohol in his system.

The accused was charged with impaired driving and operating a vehicle with over 80 mg of alcohol.

The accused was later released with a future court date. 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.



Police Looking for More Witnesses in Serious Collision on King St West

Release Date: January 9, 2018

17-37921

A 38-year-old local man has been charged with dangerous driving after a serious collision on King Street West.

On November 10, 2017 at approximately 1:30 a.m. police responded to a single motor vehicle collision on King Street West. The vehicle involved had extensive damage and was partially wrapped around a hydro pole in the area of Trailhead Place and the Country Club. Another pole east of the collision was found sheared in half.

The male driver was pinned inside and Kingston Fire and Regional Ambulance attended to extricate the male driver from the vehicle. Once removed from the vehicle the male was transported to hospital with critical injuries.

The driver was charged with dangerous operation of a motor vehicle. The investigation is still on-going at this time and police are asking anyone with information of the collision or the area before the collision, to please contact Constable Mike Rice at 613-549-4660 ext. 6262 or via email at mrice@kingstonpolice.ca.

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)

Kingston Officer Traveling to Guatemala to Volunteer at Orphanage

Release Date: January 9, 2018

From January 23 to 30, 2017 Kingston Police Constable David Wein and his wife will be in Guatemala volunteering at Casa de Alabbanza orphanage (http://www.casadealabbanza.ca/). Unfortunately Guatemala has a high poverty and murder rate and is among the top three countries in the world for child murders. The orphanage provides a safe haven for children in need.

David is hoping members of our community would consider donating to this worthwhile cause. The children are in need of various items such as: toothbrushes, toothpaste, deodorant, shampoo, conditioner, hair products, body/wash soap, feminine hygiene products, zip lock bags, large towels, kitchen towels, children’s pajamas, children’s shoes, forks and spoons, standard calculators, post it notes, flash drives, index cards, highlighters, dry erase markers, erasers, blue and black pens, and notebooks.

Those wishing to donate any of the above items, can bring them to Kingston Police Headquarters front desk at 705 Division Street, any day between 7 a.m. and Midnight. For more information or questions call Amy at 613-929-3174.

Kingston Police Participating in 2018 Polar Plunge

Release Date: January 6, 2018

This year marks the 50th Anniversary for @SpecialOlympics Ontario (SOO) http://www1.specialolympicsontario.com/ and the 31st year of partnership with the @torchrunontario Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) http://www1.torchrunontario.com/!

The Kingston Polar Plunge http://www.polarplunge.ca/plunges/kingston2018/ has been one of the most successful plunges in the province and with your help again, along with all of our partnering LETR agencies, our 7th annual plunge will hopefully surpass our previous success.

Last year we raised almost $47,000 with our goal of reaching $50,000 in 2018, to celebrate 50 years of success for SOO.

Please sign up and take the plunge to support our @OACPOfficial charity of choice and be part of helping so many Special Olympic athletes and their families.

For those of you not brave enough, we now have a new category called “Too Chicken to Plunge” so you can still take part in the fun to support and fundraise for this worthy charity…

When and Where

  • Sunday, February 4 at Crawford Dock Lower Brock Street, Kingston.
  • Registration Site:  Confederation Place Hotel (237 Ontario Street, Kingston)
  • Registration starts at 9:00 a.m. and plunging starts at 11:00 a.m.

Register here: http://www.polarplunge.ca/plunges/kingston2018

What fun looks like: https://vimeo.com/202663268

Hope to see you take the plunge!

If you have any questions please contact Staff Sergeant Jody Armstrong at 613-549-4660 ext. 6150 or via email jarmstrong@kingstonpolice.ca or Constable Stacey Campbell Napanee OPP at Stacey.Campbell@OPP.ca

Kingston Police Wish to Congratulate Our Three New Sergeants

Release Date: January 9, 2018

Kingston Police wish to congratulate three of our officers recently promoted to the rank of Sergeant.

Jeff Thompson was hired December 15, 2004. From patrol, Jeff transferred into Criminal Investigation in 2010, in 2013 Street Crime, in 2014 Special Services and in 2016 Patrol Acting Sergeant. Promoted to Sergeant in January 2018, Jeff will now take on his new role as Uniformed Patrol Sergeant.

Melanie Jefferies was hired December 14, 1998. From patrol, Melanie transferred into the Sex Assault Child Abuse unit in May 2006. Melanie also took on the role of handler for Vern, our Canine-Assisted Intervention (CAI) dog. Promoted to Sergeant in January 2018, Melanie will now take on her new role in Quality Assurance and Professional Standards.

John Stanistreet came to Kingston Police in August 2006 as an experienced officer from Peel Regional Police. From patrol, John transferred into Street Crime in 2009 and then Special Services in 2013. Promoted to Sergeant in January 2018, John will now take on his new role as Uniformed Patrol Sergeant.

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