Calls for Service
Kingston Police had 401 calls for service over the weekend of April 27-29, 2018. Of these, 292 calls occurred in the city central area, 81 in the west end, 9 in the east end, and 11 north of Highway 401. Some of these included:
- 18 domestic calls
- 4 assault calls
- 1 sexual assault
- 12 harassment calls
- 13 fight/disturbance calls
- 21 undesirable calls
- 1 drunk call
- 4 customer trouble calls
- 4 custody dispute calls
- 10 alarm calls
- 4 neighbour dispute calls
- 16 noise complaints
- 2 missing person calls
- 8 Mental Health Act calls
- 12 medical assist calls
- 36 assist citizen calls
- 4 break and enter calls
- 26 theft calls
- 6 shoplifting calls
- 1 theft of vehicle call
- 6 mischief calls
- 2 fraud calls
- 15 motor vehicle collisions
- 3 impaired driving calls
- 6 parking/vehicle complaints
- 16 driving complaints
- 3 traffic concerns
- 37 suspicious activity calls
- 6 trespass/prowler calls
- 1 drug call
There were 17 individuals arrested over the weekend of April 27-29, 2018 including 10 men and 7 women, between 15 and 53 years of age, for the following: attempt break and enter, possession of a controlled substance, assault, theft, possession of stolen property, mischief, , public intoxication, breach undertaking, breach recognizance, and breach probation. Three 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.
Suspended Driver Switches Seats in Attempt to Avoid Arrest
Release Date: April 30, 2018
A 28-year-old local woman attempted to avoid arrest by switching car seats when stopped by police.
On April 28, 2018 at approximately 6:15 p.m. a patrol officer observed the accused driving on Compton Street. A records check confirmed that she was under two current driving suspensions. As the accused parked in front of a building on Compton Street the officer pulled up behind. When the officer approached he observed the driver’s seat was empty as the accused was sitting in the back.
The accused was arrested and during a search a small bag of suspected crystal methamphetamine was found. The accused was transported to police headquarters where she was later released on conditions with a future court date. The vehicle was towed and impounded.
The accused was charged with possession of a controlled substance. The accused was additionally charged under the Highway Traffic Act with two counts of drive while under suspension.
Argument over Child Care Ends in Arrest
Release Date: April 30, 2018
A 31-year-old local man has been charged after attacking his common-law when she confronted him on child care.
On April 27, 2018 at approximately 11:15 a.m. the accused and common-law victim began arguing over care of their toddler. During the argument the accused kicked the victim, pushed her with enough force that she fell to the ground and struck her head, and then kicked her again. A short time later the accused put his hands around her neck and pushed her again before the victim left the apartment and called 911.
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 three counts of assault.
No one has the right to abuse another person. Victims of domestic violence or sexual assault and witnesses are encouraged to contact Kingston Police. The following links offer valuable support services and resources in the Kingston area for victims of domestic and/or sexual violence:
- Kingston Police (613-549-4660) www.kingstonpolice.ca
- Kingston Police Path of Strength Smartphone App https://www.kingstonpolice.ca/services/online/path-of-strength-app/
- Kingston Interval House http://kingstonintervalhouse.com/
- Kingston Sexual Assault Centre – http://sackingston.com/
- Resolve Counselling Services Canada https://resolvecounselling.org/
- KFACC (Kingston Frontenac Anti-violence Coordinating Committee) http://kfacc.org/. For men http://kfacc.org/do-you-need-help/for-men/
- Victim Services of Kingston and Frontenac (613-548-4834) http://victimservicesontario.ca/
- Addiction & Mental Health Services – Kingston Frontenac Lennox & Addington https://www.amhs-kfla.ca/
- Ministry of the Attorney General – Violence in the Family https://www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca/english/family/violence.php
- Ministry of the Attorney General – Victim Services Directory http://services.findhelp.ca/ovss/
- Ontario Network of Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Treatment Centres https://www.sadvtreatmentcentres.ca/
- Canadian Centre for Men and Families http://www.menandfamilies.org/
Resident Gets Up to Investigate Noise, Finds Man Trying to Break into Home
Release Date: April 30, 2018
A 34-year-old local man is facing charges after he was overheard by the resident, attempting to break in.
On April 28, 2018 at approximately 10:30 p.m. the complainant got up after hearing a noise outside her downtown area home. The complainant looked out her window to see the accused standing on the deck of her upper floor residence. The accused had opened the screen door and was attempting to force open the main door to gain entry. The complainant began yelling that she was calling police and the accused fled.
Officers located the accused at a nearby address banging on the door trying to get in. 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 attempt break and enter, and breach probation.
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