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Kingston Police seek identity of female theft, break and enter suspect

Kingston Police are hoping that public assistance might prove helpful as they investigate a break and enter that occurred at a downtown residence while the resident was upstairs sleeping. According to police, the break and enter occurred on Saturday, Jul. 17, 2021, sometimes between 3 p.m. and 10 p.m. The

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Rideau Street fire in Kingston destroys garages, leads to $80k in damages

A sudden rash of sizable fires at vacant or unattended buildings in downtown Kingston continued with a fire in the early morning of Wednesday, Jul. 14, 2021. At approximately 2 a.m., Kingston Fire and Rescue responded to reports of a structure fire on Dufferin Street in the city’s Inner Harbour

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Investigation ongoing following large party in Kingston’s University District

Charges may be pending as Kingston Police continue to investigate a large party that became unruly in the University District of downtown Kingston. Police said they received numerous complaints from residents in the very early morning of Sunday, Jul. 4, 2021 regarding the gathering of over 300 people on Aberdeen

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Update: Second party charged – Attempted murder charges laid in ongoing investigation

Editorial note: please see bottom of article for the latest update. Kingston Police are currently investigating a violent incident that took place in the downtown core that left one man with severe, life-threatening injuries. The incident, which involved violence behaviour from two different men, occurred shortly after 8 a.m. on

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Kingston Police seek witnesses after collision sends cyclist to hospital

A collision involving a single vehicle and a cyclist, which resulted in the closure of John Counter Boulevard for over seven hours and the cyclist being taken to hospital, remains an open and active investigation, according to Kingston Police. The incident occurred at approximately 10 p.m. on Saturday, Jun. 19,

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Two displaced, one sent to hospital following Wilson Street fire in Kingston

Neighbours of the apartment building at 176 Wilson Street are praising Kingston Fire and Rescue for their fast and efficient efforts in knocking down a large fire in the Rideau Heights area. Firefighters responded to the address – a two-storey, 60-unit building operated by Kingston Frontenac Housing Corporation – at

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Update: Suspect arrested – Kingston Police seeking male believed to be in possession of a firearm

UPDATE (Friday, Jun. 11, 2021): Kingston Police have arrested the suspect involved in a north end shooting last week that resulted in a community caution recommending residents in Rideau Heights remain indoors. The investigation into the incident began on Saturday, Jun. 5, 2021. That morning, an altercation took place in

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Update: Local man arrested – Kingston Police investigating suspicious death

UPDATE (Wednesday, Apr. 21, 2021): Kingston Police have identified the deceased woman, and have laid charges against one local man after the discovering of a deceased body on the morning of Monday, Apr. 19, 2021. According to police, the deceased woman has been identified as 37-year-old Amber Blain, and her

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Kingston Police Major Crimes Unit investigating apparent carjacking

On the evening of Tuesday, Mar. 9, 2021, residents in Kingston in the area became concerned after a video of an apparent carjacking began circulating on social media. The video, taken from a car behind the vehicle in question, shows a white Porsche stopped at the traffic lights at Princess

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OPP investigating suspicious fire in Odessa

The Lennox and Addington (L&A) County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are currently investigating a structure fire in Odessa that has been deemed suspicious. At approximately 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Mar. 10, 2021, officers from the L&A OPP responded to reports of a structure fire in a vacant

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Residents displaced after Joseph Street fire

With temperatures plunging as low as -20 °C with the wind chill, residents of a housing complex on Joseph Street were forced outside as a fire consumed parts of their building. The fire broke out just before 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 31, 2021 at the complex, which is operated

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Kingston Police investigating collision with pedestrian on Old Mill Road

A Kingston woman was taken to hospital after being struck by a vehicle on Old Mill Road on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021. Kingston Police responded to the incident at approximately 10:40 a.m. The 73-year-old pedestrian was transported to Kingston General Hospital with serious injuries, according to Constable Ash Gutheinz, Media

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