Kingston Police Lead in Sexual Assault Crime Reporting & Police Blotter 012518

Kingston Police Lead in Sexual Assault Crime Reporting & Police Blotter 012518

 

Police Bulletin

Calls for Service

Kingston Police had 104 calls for service during the 24 hour period starting from 5:00 a.m. on January 23, 2018. Of these, 61 calls occurred in the city central area, 25 in the west end, 4 in the east end, and 1 north of Highway 401. Some of these included:

  • 4 domestic calls
  • 1 assault call
  • 1 sexual assault
  • 3 harassment calls
  • 2 fight/disturbance calls
  • 6 undesirable calls
  • 1 drunk call
  • 5 alarm calls
  • 1 neighbour dispute call
  • 1 noise complaint
  • 2 missing person calls
  • 3 Mental Health Act calls
  • 1 medical assist call
  • 10 assist citizen calls
  • 2 break and enter calls
  • 6 theft calls
  • 3 shoplifting calls
  • 3 fraud calls
  • 2 motor vehicle collisions
  • 2 driving complaints
  • 1 traffic concern
  • 12 suspicious activity calls
  • 1 trespass/prowler call

There were 8 individuals arrested within the last 24 hours including 6 men and 2 woman, between 15 and 56 years of age, for the following: assault, sexual assault, theft, mischief, breach of peace, breach recognizance, and breach probation.

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.



Domestic Caught on Video Surveillance, Man and Woman Charged

Release Date: January 24, 2018

18-2911 / 18-2925

A 52-year-old local man and a 56-year-old local woman have both been arrested after a physical altercation was recorded on video surveillance.

On January 21, 2018 witnesses called 911 after observing a male punch a female in the face at a north end apartment building. The female was gone on arrival, but officers located the male accused in his residence with visible injuries to his face.

An investigation revealed that the male returned home to find female (ex-girlfriend) inside his residence. The two began arguing and the female left, taking the males bicycle from the hallway. The male pursued the female into the front lobby where a physical altercation was captured on video surveillance. The female is seen punching the male in the face and then kicking him. The altercation continues and the male is seen punching the female twice in the face before she flees.

Both parties were located in their separate residences. Both parties were arrested and transported to police headquarters where they were held to attend a bail hearing the following day.

Both accused were charged with assault. The male was additionally charged with breach recognizance.

Kingston Police want to let victims of domestic violence know that no one has the right to abuse you. Please do not hesitate to reach out to Kingston Police or any of these other valuable support services and resources for victims of sexual or domestic violence in the Kingston area:

Woman Sexually Assaulted by Her Employer

Release Date: January 24, 2018

18-1883

A 40-year-old local man has been arrested after police learn he sexually assaulted his employee.

On January 9, 2018 the victim attended a business lunch with the accused. After the lunch, the accused drove her back to his house where she had left her vehicle. When the woman entered the home at the request of the accused, he sexually assaulted her.

On January 23, 2018 the accused turned himself in at police headquarters. The accused was arrested and later released on conditions with a future court date.

The accused was charged with sexual assault.

Kingston Police want to let victims of sexual assault know that it is their choice to disclose the incident to police. If you have been sexually assaulted or abused and are uncertain what to do, please attend the hospital and see the caring and compassionate staff at the Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence clinic (SADV). The staff can help you with counselling and coping strategies in addition to providing testing for sexually transmitted diseases and providing access to HIV medication. If you are willing the staff will also complete the sexual assault evidence kit. Evidence can be collected up to twelve days following a sexual assault. Depending on the circumstances it may be possible for DNA evidence to be obtained from clothing after it has been washed. Your confidentiality is guaranteed and police will only be contacted by the hospital if you request it at the time. The SADV clinic will store the contents of the kit for a preliminary period of 6 months which offers a victim time to gather information on the process and decide on how they want to proceed.

Please do not hesitate to reach out to Kingston Police or any of these other valuable support services and resources for victims of sexual or domestic violence in the Kingston area:

Police Looking for Information in Theft of Trailer

Release Date: January 24, 2018

18-1612

Sometime between December 26 and 30, 2018 a trailer was stolen from the driveway of an address in the 2000 block of Battersea Road.

The Forest River enclosed trailer is a 6×12 foot V-nose, tandem axel. It is charcoal in colour, with barn doors, a side man door on right side, a red oval “Action” sticker on front right panel top, and damage to front right panel on the V-nose.

Please view the attached photo and anyone with information, is asked to contact Constable Paul Wood at 613-549-4660 ext. 6312 or via email at pwood@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)

Update: Police Asking for Assistance to Identify Mall Thief

Release Date: January 24, 2018

18-2469

On January 19, 2018 Kingston Police issued a media release in regards to the theft of a shopping bag with recently purchased merchandise. The release and an image of the suspect was posted to social media.

On January 23, 2018 the suspect attended police headquarters to turn himself. The merchandise was safely returned to the owner who then elected not to proceed with charges.

The incident drew some discussion on social media as to whether or not simply taking the apparently abandoned bag was a theft. Kingston Police wish to advise that it was in fact a theft, for these reasons:

  • The property was not intentionally abandoned, it was misplaced;

  • the property had a rightful owner;

  • the suspect had no colour of right to the property;

  • and the property was taken with the intent to deprive the owner.

Theft

  • 322 (1) Every one commits theft who fraudulently and without colour of right takes, or fraudulently and without colour of right converts to his use or to the use of another person, anything, whether animate or inanimate, with intent

    • (a) to deprive, temporarily or absolutely, the owner of it, or a person who has a special property or interest in it, of the thing or of his property or interest in it;

ORIGINAL RELEASE

Release Date: January 19, 2018

On January 17, 2018 at approximately 5:45 p.m. the complainant was shopping at the Cataraqui Mall. By mistake the complainant left a bag containing a Boathouse hoodie and a pair of earrings on a bench. When he returned the bag was gone. The theft was captured on surveillance video and the suspect was seen leaving the mall though the south exit.

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