Calls for Service
Kingston Police had 121 calls for service during the 24 hour period starting from 5:00 a.m. on May 17, 2018. Of these, 78 calls occurred in the city central area, 28 in the west end, 9 in the east end, and 1 north of Highway 401. Some of these included:
- 3 domestic calls
- 2 assault calls
- 2 harassment calls
- 3 fight/disturbance calls
- 5 undesirable calls
- 2 custody dispute calls
- 4 alarm calls
- 3 noise complaints
- 1 missing person call
- 2 Mental Health Act calls
- 3 medical assist calls
- 10 assist citizen calls
- 3 break and enter calls
- 4 theft calls
- 5 shoplifting calls
- 3 mischief calls
- 1 fraud call
- 6 motor vehicle collisions
- 2 impaired driving calls
- 1 parking/vehicle complaint
- 9 driving complaints
- 1 traffic concern
- 7 suspicious activity calls
- 1 panhandling call
- 1 drug call
There were 8 individuals arrested within the last 24 hours including 6 men and 2 women, between 19 and 54 years of age, for the following: assault, mischief, utter threats to cause death, operation of a motor vehicle while impaired by drug, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, fail to submit to drug evaluation, theft, mischief, attempt fraud, utter forged documents, breach undertaking, and two counts of breach recognizance. Two 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.
Man Charged with Impaired by Drug after Early Morning Crash
Release Date: May 18, 2018
A 54-year-old local Maxville, Ontario man was arrested for driving impaired by drug after an early morning crash in Kingston.
On May 17, 2018 at approximately 6:30 a.m. the accused was seen driving erratically while travelling eastbound on Princess Street. A witness called police to report a possible impaired driver. When the accused crashed into a traffic pole at Princess Street and Sydenham Road, the witness stopped and took his keys away. On arrival officers spoke with the witness and observed the vehicle had significant damage.
The accused was arrested for impaired driving by drug and transported to police headquarters where he refused to cooperate with the Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) Officer. The accused was charged with operation of a motor vehicle while impaired by drug, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, and fail to submit to drug evaluation.
The accused was later released on a Promise to Appear (PTA) 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.
Victim Suffers Violent Assault over Household Chores
Release Date: May 18, 2018
A 25-year-old local man has been arrested after a violent assault on his girlfriend over household chores.
On May 17, 2018 at approximately 5:30 p.m. the accused returned home from work and became upset with the victim over not completing household chores. The accused left to visit a friend, but returned a few hours later and the arguing resumed. At approximately midnight the accused lost his temper and attacked the victim. He threw the victim to the ground and choked her. When she fled outside the accused followed and continued his attack, throwing her around, choking her, making threats to kill her, and smashing her phone. The violent attack ended when a neighbour opened her door and the accused left.
The accused was located at his mother’s residence and arrested. 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, mischief, and utter threats to cause death.
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/
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/