Release Date: November 8, 2019



On November 7, 2019 at approximately 8:20 p.m. the male accused entered a restaurant in downtown Kingston. The accused immediately jumped up on a counter and yelled that he had a bomb. He then threatened the victim, who was an employee, indicating that she was going to die. The accused then left the restaurant and proceeded west on Princess Street.



Police responded and, after being provided a description of the accused, located him in the area of Princess Street and Division Street. The accused was immediately uncooperative with police and refused to identify himself while continuing to walk away from them. During his subsequent arrest at approximately 8:30 p.m. the accused resisted police attempts to take him into custody and refused to put his hands behind his back. The accused appeared to be under the influence of narcotics at the time of his arrest.


After being arrested the accused was then transported to police headquarters where he was held to attend a bail hearing the following day.


A 27-year-old local man was charged with resist a peace officer, uttering threats, causing a disturbance and three counts breach probation.