***UPDATE***

Release Date: March 22, 2022

 

Kingston Police wish to report the female person of interest from images released in regards to this incident has come forward and identified herself. The woman spoke with investigators and it has been verified she did not pick up the missing firearms magazine.

 

Kingston Police wish to thank the woman for her cooperation in coming forward and helping to quickly resolve this incident. The magazine with ammunition has since been recovered, there are no further public safety concerns, and no charges are pending in regards to the missing police property.

 

The investigation into the assault that initiated this incident is still ongoing and police are continuing to ask anyone with information to come forward. Please contact Sergeant Jim VELTMAN at 613-549-4660 x 6300 or jveltman@kingstonpolice.ca.

 

 

***ORIGINAL RELEASE*** 

 

Release Date: March 21, 2022

21-9471

 

Kingston Police are continuing the investigation of an incident where an officer was injured during St Patrick’s Day events. The incident occurred on March 19th, 2022 at 2:18 p.m. on Aberdeen Street.   

 

Seconds prior to being assaulted with a beverage container, the victim officer was attempting to arrest a male party. This male pulled away and fled, causing the officer to fall to the pavement. The male was quickly apprehended and arrested by other officers. However, at the time of the initial struggle, officers were unaware a magazine with ammunition was dislodged and landed on the pavement.  Investigators reviewing the video observed the magazine was immediately picked up by a female party-goer.

 

This female is described as having blonde hair, a white jacket, green shirt with 41 on the front and a white skirt. This female joined three other people, and they are last seen walking west on Johnson Street.

 

Kingston Police strongly encourage the immediate return of this ammunition and magazine, and strongly encourage anyone with information regarding the officer being assaulted with a beverage container to come forward. 

 

Please view the photos below, and contact Sergeant Jim VELTMAN at 613-549-4660 x 6300 or email, if you have any information regarding the officer being assaulted or the parties involved in taking the magazine with ammunition.