Thanks to a call from a concerned witness, Kingston Police were able to catch and arrest a local man who was carrying numerous stolen cards, including ID, credit, and debit cards.
At approximately 4:30 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 29, 2018, the accused man was seen attempting to break into a vehicle on Hillcrest Avenue. Unsuccessful, the accused rode away on a bicycle, and police were called.
Responding officers located the accused man on a Seventh Avenue property. The man attempted to flee on his bicycle before resisting arrest, at which point he attempted to punch the arresting officer.
Police searched the man’s duffle bag and found that he was in possession of:
- A glass punch
- A multi-tool with a hammer
- Wire cutters
- A variety of knives
- Multiple identification cards including drivers’ licenses, social insurance cars, Ontario health cards, credit cards, and debit cards
The cards belonged to multiple males and females from the Kingston area, according to a press release from Kingston Police.
The 23-year-old local man is charged with: four counts of possession of property obtained by crime; prowling by night; resisting arrest; theft; possession of break and enter tools, and; breach of probation.
Police said the investigation is still on-going with regard to additional property found in possession of the accused.