Two women arrested for theft and being in a house unlawfully
A pair of Kingston women were arrested on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 after forcing themselves into the victim’s apartment, and then stealing medications and money.
At approximately 11:45 a.m. on Tuesday, June 25, 2019, the two accused women knocked on the door of the victim’s apartment in Kingston’s north end. The two then hid from view of the peephole, and forced their way inside when the victim opened the door. Once inside, the two accused women were asked to leave several times by the victim, but stayed for an extended period before finally departing.
The victim had received a medication shipment earlier that day that included a narcotic, which was found to be missing after the accused females left.
Both accused women had previously been in the victim’s apartment before when unwanted, and significant quantities of medications and money had been stolen on those occasions. According to Kingston Police, the one of the accused women had stolen the victim’s credit card during previous encounters and made purchases totaling approximately $1,700.
Police were called and responding officers were able to locate and arrest both accused women outside the victim’s apartment building at approximately 2:40 p.m.
The 39-year-old local woman was charged with unlawfully being in a dwelling/house, theft under $5,000, and breach of probation.
The 58-year-old local woman was charged with unlawfully being in dwelling/house, and theft under $5,000.