Break and Enter Suspect Identified and Arrested
Release Date: August 11, 2017
A 47-year-old local man has been arrested in relation to a break and enter into an apartment building on Armstrong Road on July 17, 2017.
On August 9, 2017 the accused was identified through investigation by members of the Kingston Police Criminal Investigation Branch.
On August 10, 2017 at approximately 6:00 p.m. a patrol officer observed the accused at a coffee shop at Princess Street and Sydenham Road. The accused ran and then attempted to resist arrest when the officer caught him after a foot chase.
Bolt cutters, a screwdriver, a flashlight and other tools commonly associated with break and enter were found in his backpack.
The accused was transported to police headquarters where he was held to attend a bail hearing the following day.
The accused was charged with break and enter, possession of break-in tools, and two counts of breach probation.