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Update: Suspect arrested – Violent incident results in evacuation of shopping plaza

Update (Friday, Aug. 20, 2021 at 5:20 p.m.): One man has been arrested and charged following the suspicious and violent incident that resulted in the evacuation of the Westtown Centre plaza on Bath Road across from Frontenac Secondary School. According to Kingston Police, the incident began at approximately 6:08 p.m.

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Quebec couple arrested after drone drop attempts at Collins Bay Institution

A couple from Quebec are facing multiple charges after a number of law enforcement service members came together to track and arrest the pair, who were attempting to drop prohibited items onto the property of Collins Bay Institution by drone. According to Kingston Police, the events surrounding the arrest began

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Kingston Police charge local man after firearms found in vehicle

After stopping a vehicle for suspicious activity in central Kingston, police have laid multiple weapons offence-related charges against the driver. The incident occurred just before 1:35 a.m., when a Kingston Police officer stopped the car on Old Mill Road, located off of John Counter Boulevard near the Cataraqui Cemetery. According

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Police seek public assistance to identify prowler in Kingston’s west end

Kingston Police are asking for assistance from the public in identifying a male who has been involved in prowling incidents in the city’s west end. According to Kingston Police, the prowler has possibly been involved in two different incidents. The first incident occurred in the early morning hours of Wednesday,

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Two arrested, drone seized near Collins Bay Institution

Two individuals from Quebec have been arrested and charged after police intercepted a drone shipment of contraband at Collins Bay Institution, according to the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP). At approximately 4 a.m. on Tuesday, Mar. 24, 2020, members of the OPP-led Joint Forces Penitentiary Squad, Kingston Police, and the Correctional

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Police urge vigilance after two suspicious incidents in University District

Kingston Police are advising downtown residents, particularly those in the University District to “be vigilant” after two suspicious incidents involving trespassing. According to police, the first incident occurred at approximately 1:45 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, when witnesses in a home on Division Street in the University District were

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Police nab nighttime prowler with expensive stolen bike

A man behaving suspiciously around residences in the downtown core has been arrested and charged after police found him to be in possession of a stolen bicycle. On Monday, Oct. 28, 2019, at approximately 12:45 a.m., the accused man was seen prowling near houses in the area of Queen Street

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Police seek information, suspects in thefts of ‘Pay and Display’ parking meters

Kingston Police are looking for public assistance during the investigation of three thefts of City of Kingston ‘Pay and Display’ parking meters, which occurred over the course of three months. Three of the large, electronic parking meters were stolen in downtown Kingston: One was stolen on Monday, Oct. 22, 2018

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Police looking for information on suspicious male

Kingston Police are currently investigating an incident that occurred last week and are asking anyone with information to come forward. On Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, a male approached two young girls at approximately 6:20 p.m. in Shannon Park, which is off Wilson Street. The man told the girls to pull

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Local man arrested after caulking gun incident and breaking into mailboxes

A 44-year-old man facing charges after a two suspicious incidents at apartment complexes in central Kingston on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018. At approximately 7:30 a.m., a resident arrived at the parking garage for her building on Wright Crescent and noticed the main door wasn’t functioning correctly. When she entered the

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Police investigating suspicious occurrence at children’s day camp

Kingston Police are still investigating an instance of suspicious activity that occurred at a day camp in mid-August, and are requesting that anyone with information come forward. The incident involved a 10-year-old girl who was attending a day camp in the area of Palace and Bath Roads. At approximately 12

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