Calls for Service
Kingston Police had 320 calls for service over the weekend of February 23-25, 2018. Of these, 205 calls occurred in the city central area, 64 in the west end, 12 in the east end, and 6 north of Highway 401. Some of these included:
- 15 domestic calls
- 4 assault calls
- 4 harassment calls
- 12 fight/disturbance calls
- 11 undesirable calls
- 6 drunk calls
- 2 customer trouble calls
- 3 custody dispute calls
- 8 alarm calls
- 7 noise complaints
- 2 missing person calls
- 3 Mental Health Act calls
- 12 medical assist calls
- 24 assist citizen calls
- 6 break and enter calls
- 20 theft calls
- 5 shoplifting calls
- 11 mischief calls
- 3 fraud calls
- 10 motor vehicle collisions
- 2 impaired driving calls
- 1 parking/vehicle complaint
- 24 driving complaints
- 3 traffic concerns
- 25 suspicious activity calls
- 2 drug calls
There were 13 individuals arrested over the weekend of February 23-25, 2018 including 11 men and 2 women, between 18 and 43 years of age, for the following: theft, assault, assault with a weapon, public intoxication, operate vehicle over 80 mg of alcohol, breach recognizance, breach undertaking, and breach probation. Four persons were arrested on 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.
Man Violently Assaults Store Security for 2 Bottles of Alcohol
Release Date: February 26, 2018
A 26-year-old local man if facing several charges after violently assaulting store security when he was stopped for attempting to steal two bottles of alcohol.
On February 22, 2018 at approximately 5:00 p.m. the accused entered an LCBO store on Princess Street. The accused concealed a bottle of whisky and then a bottle of vodka in his pants before attempting to leave the store without paying. The accused was stopped at the exit by loss prevention officers and was directed to take the merchandise from his pants. The accused refused to cooperate and during a physical struggle the accused grabbed one lost prevention officer and smashed his head through a glass wall. A customer then assisted with restraining the accused and police were called.
The accused was arrested and transported to police headquarters where he was held to attend a bail hearing the following day.
The accused was charged with theft, assault, and breach probation.
The victim suffered a laceration over his eye.
Man Assaults Restaurant Owner when Confronted Over Bad Behaviour
Release Date: February 26, 2018
A 34-year-old local man punched a restaurant owner and then pulled a knife after he was confronted over his bad behaviour.
On February 24, 2018 at approximately 7:30 p.m. the accused was yelling and causing a scene at a downtown Princess Street restaurant. A staff member went next door to fetch the owner who met the accused as he exited the restaurant. After a brief verbal exchange the accused punched the restaurant owner in the head and started walking away. When the victim yelled at him, the accused came back exposing a half opened flick knife. The victim backed up into the business and closed the door.
Police were called and officers located the accused nearby at the intersection of Princess Street and Division Street.
The accused was transported to police headquarters where he was held to attend a bail hearing the following day.
The accused was charged with assault, assault with a weapon, and two counts of breach probation.