A man arrested in Kingston’s west end for being in possession of a stolen vehicle was also found to be in possession of drugs and someone else’s credit card, according to Kingston Police.
On Thursday, May 2, 2019 at approximately 8:25 p.m., police were contacted about an automobile which had been stolen west of Kingston earlier in the day. The vehicle had been located by OnStar and was currently in the vicinity of a west end neighbourbood, police were told.
Responding officers located the unoccupied stolen vehicle parked in the driveway of a residence, and, at approximately 8:58 p.m. the accused man was seen exiting the front door of the residence and getting into the stolen vehicle. Police approached the vehicle, spoke with the accused man, and placed him under arrest.
A search of the stolen vehicle found a collapsible baton, and, upon searching the accused man, police found a credit card in a female’s name, as well as a plastic case containing a substance believed to be crystal methamphetamine. Additionally, a baggie containing a white, powdery substance suspected of being cocaine was located in one of the accused man’s pockets. Police also located keys in his pants pocket which matched the stolen automobile.
When police contacted the owners of the residence that the accused was seen leaving, they discovered that he was not known to the owners, and that they had never given him permission to enter their home.
The 35-year-old Belleville man was charged with the following:
- Possession of stolen property over $5,000
- Unlawfully entering a dwelling
- Two counts of possession of a Schedule 1 drug
- Possession of a weapon dangerous to public peace
- Two counts of operation of a vehicle while prohibited
- Three counts of breach of recognizance
- Two counts of breach of probation