Kingston Police have arrested and charged a local woman after she damaged property and then attempted to flee police in the downtown core.
At approximately 4:55 p.m. on Wednesday, Jun. 5, 2019, the accused woman was outside a storefront on Princess Street in downtown Kingston. The accused woman walked up to a promotional sign at the front of the store and kicked it repeatedly, causing it to break into pieces. The woman then took pieces of the broken sign, throwing one at an unattended parked vehicle. The accused woman the proceeded to thrown another piece of the sign a storefront window, and at yet another vehicle.
According to Kingston Police, the accused woman was then observed ripping a garbage can out of the ground along Princess Street, and then kicking the front window of another store. Concerned citizens flagged down police, who located the woman walking westbound on Princess Street. When police attempted to speak with the accused woman, she identified herself, but then attempted to flee on foot.
At approximately 5:10 p.m., the accused woman was arrested and transported to Kingston Police Headquarters, however, while in transport, the accused woman repeatedly struck her head against the caged partition in the cruiser. She was later released with conditions and a court date.
The 22-year-old Kingston woman was charged with mischief under $5,000.