Update: Identified – Police looking to identify suspect after break-in at Kingston business

Update (Monday, May 29, 2023):
According to Kingston Police, the suspect involved in a break and enter at a business located at the corner of Sir John A Macdonald Boulevard and Princess Street has now been identified.

Police had originally requested public assistance to identify the suspect on Wednesday, May 17, 2023, releasing images of the suspect, who was captured on security video during a break and enter that occurred at the business on Monday, May 8, 2023. During the break in, “various pieces of electronic equipment” were taken, Kingston Police said at the time.

Just over a week later, Kingston Police confirmed that the suspect had been identified on Monday, May 29, 2023.

“Kingston Police wish to thank the public for their assistance in this matter,” said Constable Anthony Colageli, Media Relations Officer for Kingston Police, in an updated press release.

“The suspect has been identified and the investigation is on-going.”

Kingstonist has removed the photos released by Kingston Police in this case to avoid future confusion.

Original article (Wednesday, May 17, 2023):

Kingston Police have released the above photographs and are asking for public assistance to identify the person pictured, a suspect in a break and enter that occurred in early May.

According to police, at approximately 5:30 a.m. on Monday, May 8, 2023, the suspect broke into a one of the businesses located at the corner of Sir John A Macdonald Boulevard and Princess Street. After gaining entry to the establishment, the suspect stole “various pieces of electronic equipment,” Kingston Police said.

In a press release issued on Wednesday, May 17, 2023, police described the suspect as being Caucasian, with a medium build.

“The suspect was observed on security camera footage wearing dark pants and a dark jacket with white running shoes. The suspect was also wearing a dark Toronto Blue Jays hat and a very distinctive blue and white face and neck covering. Furthermore, the suspect was observed on camera riding a ‘Fat Bike’.” Kingston Police said.

Anyone with information on the identity of this suspect is asked to contact Detective Constable Jason Lachapelle via email at [email protected].

Tips can also be made anonymously by calling the Kingston Police general number (613-549-4660 ext. 0) and requesting to remain anonymous, or by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).


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