Submitted: Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Calls for Service
Kingston Police had 139calls for service during the 24 hour period starting from 5:00 a.m. on February 27, 2018. Of these, 80 calls occurred in the city central area, 39 in the west end, and 6 in the east end. Some of these included:
- 8 domestic calls
- 2 assault calls
- 2 harassment calls
- 4 fight/disturbance calls
- 3 undesirable calls
- 2 drunk calls
- 8 alarm calls
- 1 noise complaint
- 1 missing person call
- 3 Mental Health Act calls
- 3 medical assist calls
- 12 assist citizen calls
- 2 break and enter calls
- 10 theft calls
- 2 shoplifting calls
- 2 theft of vehicle calls
- 3 mischief calls
- 1 fraud call
- 11 motor vehicle collisions
- 1 parking/vehicle complaint
- 3 driving complaints
- 12 suspicious activity calls
There were 10 individuals arrested within the last 24 hours including 9 men and 1 women, between 23 and 56 years of age, for the following: theft, possession of stolen property, possession of break-in tools, assault, utter threats, and public intoxication. Six persons were arrested on warrant.
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.
Officers Arrest 6 Wanted Persons
Release Date: February 28, 2018
On February 27, 2018 officers located and arrested six wanted persons.
At approximately 3:30 a.m. a 31-year-old local man was arrested on a 2017 warrant for breach probation.
At approximately 7:45 a.m. a 26-year-old Seeleys Bay man was arrested on a 2018 warrant for two counts of breach recognizance, obstruct police, escape lawful custody, and two counts of breach probation.
At approximately 9:45 a.m. a 42-year-old local man was arrested on a 2018 warrant for domestic assault.
A approximately 12:45 p.m. a 56-year-old Amherstview man was arrested on a 2007 warrant for two counts of fraud.
At approximately 2:45 p.m. a 32-year-old local man was arrested on a 2018 warrant for three counts of breach recognizance.
At approximately 7:00 p.m. a 37-year-old local man was arrested on a 2018 warrant for robbery with a weapon, forcible confinement, assault with a weapon, use firearm to commit an offence, possession of a weapon for dangerous purpose, and point firearm, and possession of a firearm while prohibited.
Kingston Police Supporting Pink Shirt Day
Release Date: February 28, 2018
February 28, 2018 is PINK SHIRT DAY, an anti-bullying campaign. So don’t be surprised if you spot some of our officers wearing pink epaulettes or pink uniform shirts. For more information see PINK SHIRT DAY website: https://www.pinkshirtday.ca/ and the Boys and Girls Club of Kingston website: http://www.bgckingston.ca/pink.
Kingston Police also work throughout the school year to prevent bullying in local schools through our School Resource Officer (SRO) program. Dedicated SRO’s attend schools regularly to assist staff with student bullying issues by providing guidance and resolution options and anti-bullying presentations. https://www.kingstonpolice.ca/services/community-programs/school-resource-officer-sro/
#PinkShirtDay #antibullying #PINKITFORWARD @BGCKingstonON @KingstonPolice @OACPOfficial
Man Gets Only One Block Away on Stolen Bicycle
Release Date: February 28, 2018
A 27-year-old local man was arrested on a stolen bicycle after being caught approximately one block away from it was taken.
On February 28, 2018 at approximately 12:15 a.m. the complainant observed a rear sensor light activate and looked out the window to see a suspicious male. The complainant called police as she witnessed the male cut the lock of a bicycle and flee.
Police searched the area and observed the male on the stolen bicycle pulling into the parking lot of a convenience store in the Princess Street/University Street area. Bolt cutters were attached to the bicycle and the accused was arrested.
The accused was transported to police headquarters where he was held to attend a bail hearing.
The accused was charged with theft, possession of stolen property, and possession of break-in tools.
Update: Two Arrested and Two Wanted for Two Separate Armed Robberies
February 28, 2018
On February 27, 2018 at approximately at approximately 7:00 p.m. officers attended an address on Van Order Drive. Calder Morley Smith was located inside and was arrested without incident. Smith was transported to police headquarters where he was held to attend a bail hearing.
37-year-old local man Calder Morley Smith has been charged with robbery with a weapon, forcible confinement, assault with a weapon, use firearm to commit an offence, possession of a weapon for dangerous purpose, and point firearm, and possession of a firearm while prohibited.
Release Date: February 27, 2018
An investigation of two separate armed robberies by the Kingston Police Major Crime Unit has led to the arrest of 31-year-old local man William James Bryant and 23-year-old local man Tim Maguire. The investigation has also revealed the involvement of 37-year-old local man Calder Morley Smith and 36-year-old local man Kevin William Harris, both currently wanted.
On February 18, 2018 accused Bryant, Maguire and Harris were at a residence on Nelson Street when they decided to commit a robbery. The three obtained a crowbar, pellet gun, bear mace and ski masks. At approximately 12: 30 a.m. the accused parties attended the victim’s residence and kicked in his door. The victim armed himself with a knife and one accused yelled out for the others to shoot or mace him. The victim yelled for a female in the residence to call 911 and the three accused fled.
Detectives from the Kingston Police Major Crime Unit began investigating and identified the involved parties.
On February 21, 2018 Bryant was located in the passenger seat of a vehicle on Division Street and arrested. During a search, officers found a knife on the accused and a ski mask in his pocket. Under the passenger seat officers located a can of bear spray.
On February 22, 2018 officers attended a residence on Nelson Street where Maguire was located. Maguire was arrested as he attempted to flee.
Both Bryant and Maguire were held to attend a bail hearings.
A warrant was issued for accused Harris.
The arrests of Bryant and Maguire resulted in Detectives uncovering an un-reported armed robbery from January 31, 2018. On that date, a male victim sent a text message to a friend asking for a ride, but was unaware the message was received by Bryant who then sent Maguire and a female to pick up the victim. The victim took the ride and was brought to the female’s residence on Glen Arden Court where Bryant was waiting with Smith.
The victim had in his possession various electronic goods that he had just purchased along with a quantity of cash. The victim became suspicious of what was happening when he realized his texts had never been received by his friend. When the victim left the residence the accused parties went after him. Bryant struck the victim in the head with a rifle while the other two accused dragged him inside. Once in the residence Bryant pointed the rifle at the victim’s face while they stole his money and property.
For the January 31, 2018 robbery:
31-year-old accused William James Bryant has been charged with robbery with a weapon, forcible confinement, assault with a weapon, use firearm to commit an offence, three counts of possession of a weapon for dangerous purpose, point firearm, and two counts of possession of a firearm while prohibited.
The 23-year-old accused Tim Maguire has been charged with robbery with a weapon, forcible confinement, assault with a weapon, use firearm to commit an offence, possession of a weapon for dangerous purpose, and point firearm.
37-year-old Calder Morley Smith was wanted.
Both 31-year-old accused William James Bryant and 23-year-old accused Tim Maguire were charged with break and enter, robbery, use firearm to commit an offence, have face masked to commit an offence, possession of a weapon for dangerous purpose, and carry a concealed weapon.
36-year-old Kevin William Harris is wanted.