March 31, 9:59 pm: Stauffer Library -
A student reported his calculus textbook was stolen off a desk while left
unattended in the library.
March 30, 4:22 am: JDUC -
A student reported he left his jacket and backpack on a chair near the Queen's
Pub, while he used a computer nearby, and they were both gone when he
returned. It is a blue backpack that contained a textbook and clothing and the
jacket is a WWII style brown leather bomber jacket.
27, 8:49 pm: Ban Righ Hall - A student reported his black &
blue backpack was stolen from just outside the cafeteria. It contained a
binder, pencil case, and his glasses.
27, 3:58 pm: Ban Righ Hall - A student reported his backpack was
stolen while left unattended for about an hour just outside the Residence's
cafeteria. It is a black Jansport pack with a Queen's
logo and contained two text books and class notes.
March 19, 8:11 pm: Jock Harty Arena -
A caller reported her blue & black bag(with
"MD Management" written on it) was stolen from the rink area while
she was skating. She had already cancelled the credit and debit cards that
were in a wallet inside the bag.
March 18, 2:20 pm: Walter Light - A
delivery truck driver reported someone entered his parked vehicle and stole
some property from inside. He was parked outside Walter Light Hall left the
vehicle unlocked while making a delivery inside. When he returned, it was
obvious someone had entered the truck and someone in the area reported
witnessing a male individual enter the truck while he was gone.
An electronic date stamper and some labels were stolen in this
incident - the suspect was described as having long dark hair and was
wearing a dark jacket with the word "Hot" or "Hat" printed
in large white letters on the back.
March 14, 5:25 pm: Botterell Hall - The
ERC was informed that some wallets had been stolen from the 7th floor of the
building. The Security Supervisor attended and was told the wallets were
stolen from backpacks left unattended in the hallway. A report was also filed
with Kingston City Police.
14, 4:45 pm: PhysEd Centre - A student reported her gold ring
stolen from the women's change room while left unattended. She already called
several pawn shops in town and one stated a young woman had already tried to
sell the ring but was declined. Kingston City Police were also informed
of the theft.
March 11, 3:24 pm: Stauffer Library - A
student reported her black Toshiba laptop computer
was stolen off a table when she left it unattended for 15 or 20 minutes to get
a coffee. No suspects were noticed by people sitting nearby. The
caller was advised to also inform Kingston City Police.
March 11, 5:08 pm: Goodwin Hall -
A student reported his antique guitar was stolen sometime between 2:00
am and 2:00 pm that day. A report was also filed with Kingston City
The following day a staff member reported seeing a suspicious couple in the
building around 2:00 pm the day of the theft. The couple, particularly the
female, reportedly seemed nervous and evasive when confronted by the staff
member before leaving the area. The male was described as being of medium
build, about 5'9" with black hair and a thin beard on his chin. The
female was petite - slim and about 5'3" tall - with long
"yellow" blond hair to her waist and wearing a thin leather jacket
and bright pastel coloured pants.
3, 3:26 pm: Humphrey Hall - A student contacted Security to report
her duffel bag was stolen while left unattended briefly. The caller stated the
bag was left beside a chair she was sitting while she went to a nearby vending
machine and when she returned it was gone.
The day after this report, the duffel bag
was turned in to Security's lost & found and the owner was contacted to
pick it up. All the contents - text books., notebooks, and pens - seemed
to be intact.
3, 2:33 pm: Botterell Hall - A student reported a wallet was
stolen from her jacket while it was left unattended in the hallway outside
her lab. The wallet contained ID and credit cards, which were subsequently
cancelled by the student.
All members of the
Queen's community are advised to keep doors locked when not in their office,
rooms or homes. Please do not leave personal items unattended, even for a
brief time. There were 150 reported incidents of thefts under $5000 (not
involving Queen's property) in 2002. There were 149 such incidents
reported in 2001, 109 in 2000, 276 in 1999, and 206 in 1998.
March 31, 4:10 am: McNeill House - The
ERC received a report that someone was throwing beer bottles out a window in
the Residence. Security arrived and a witness directed them to the room where
the bottles were thrown from. Upon arrival, the Security Supervisor saw
bottles inside that matched the brands seen outside. The intoxicated resident
of the room eventually admitted to the act and went to sleep. Residence staff
were informed of the incident for follow up the next day. Maintenance staff
were requested to attend and clean the area outside. Two
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Mischief/Littering at McNeill / S6
March 30, 2:53 am: Leonard Hall -
A student reported someone just broke the window in his room, possibly by
throwing a rock through it. Security checked the area but was unable to
locate any suspects. Residence maintenance staff attended to board up the
window and clean the glass.
28, 6:13 am: Stirling Hall - Campus Security was informed that a
large window on the north side of the building had been smashed sometime
overnight. The glass was cleaned up and Physical Plant Services informed to
make repairs that morning.
March 26, 3:10 am: JDUC -
A custodian reported finding a window smashed out of a display case in the Common Ground area.
Security attended to take a report and the glass was cleaned up. Picture
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vandalized display case / S6
March 25, 1:56 am: Ban Righ Hall - The
ERC received a report that two individuals discharged fire extinguishers in
the area and ran off. Security attended immediately but were unable to locate
23, 12:34 am: Jean Royce Hall - A Resident don reported catching
two males breaking a window in the building. The Security Supervisor
dispatched to meet the group but was told upon arrival that the two suspects
ran off while the don was using the phone. A search of the area was
unsuccessful in locating the two and the front desk was asked to contact
someone to replace the window.
At 1:57 am,
the ERC received a report that the glass in the main entrance door to Jean
Royce Hall had been kicked in. The glass was already cleaned up by
Residence maintenance staff and did not pose a safety or security risk.
Physical Plant Services was informed to replace the glass on the next business
March 18, 7:02 am: McNeill House - Residence
staff reported finding a fire hose laying on the ground outside the Residence.
The Security Supervisor attended and took possession of the hose, noting it
may have been in the snow for some time. The Residence office and Queen's
Environmental Health & Safety were informed of the incident. Picture
(40 kb) of fire hose found
outside McNeill House / S3
March 15, 3:11 am: JDUC - Custodial
staff reported the bottom panes of glass were kicked out of the north interior
doors of the building. Much of the jagged glass was left in the wire meshed
frame, creating a safety hazard, so a tradesman was called in to make repairs.
14, 10:42 pm: PhysEd Centre - A caller reported he just witnessed
three males kick in an entire main door window and then run off - the group
was described as appearing to be intoxicated and at least one was wearing a
Queen's jacket. The Security Supervisor responded to the report from
West Campus and noted a similar group on Johnson Street - where one of them
appeared to be beating up an arm chair and yelling obscenities at it - but the
original witness could not be located to confirm it was the same group
responsible for the vandalism. A tradesman was called in to make repairs
and completed his work by midnight.
March 9: 3:33 am: McNeill House - A
roving Residence Security Patrol reported finding a fire extinguisher that was
discharged inside an elevator. A Residence custodian was contacted to clean
the mess and the extinguisher returned to be recharged.
March 9, 1:53 am: Campus
- A caller reported seeing three suspicious males carrying a
metal object walking west on Union Street by Stauffer Library. Security
was informed of the report which was followed a couple minutes later by
another caller who claimed a group matching the same description had smashed a
window at Goodes Hall with a large metal object. A search of the area
was conducted and all Security staff were informed of the suspects'
descriptions. A Security Patrol spotted a group matching the description
enter a Residence building and go into one of the rooms.. The Security
Supervisor attended and spoke to the occupant who was uncooperative and denied
any responsibility. His identity was recorded and provided to Residence staff
when Security was called away to a medical assist incident
March 8, 2:00 am: McNeill House
- A roving Security Patrol reported a fire extinguisher had been
used in one of the Residence's common rooms. The Supervisor attended to
find everything in the room covered with powder, including the kitchen and
furniture. It was also observed that someone had smeared margarine all over
the furniture and the window. Residence maintenance staff were contacted
to clean up the mess.
4, 8:46 am: McArthur Hall - Staff report a locker was vandalized
sometime between 5:00 pm the previous day and 5:00 am that morning. Some
clothing and shoes remained in and around the locker so it was not immediately
apparent if anything had been stolen from inside.
1, 11:17 pm: Waldron Tower - KGH Security contacted the ERC to
report seeing flaming pieces of paper falling from a window on the 5th or 6th
floor of the Residence. The Security Supervisor, attending a medical
assist call, asked a Security Patrol and the building's desk clerk to
investigate the report. Some smoldering paper was found outside the
building as well as a garbage can that had been thrown out a 1st floor window.
Residence staff were informed and investigated the incident.
Campus Security dealt
with 110 "Mischief Under $5000" incidents in 2002. There were 104
such incidents in 2001, 118 in 2000, 82 in 1999, and 98 in 1998.
March 30, 3:30 am: McNeill House
- A caller reported a group of five or six intoxicated individuals
were yelling and causing a disturbance outside the Residence. The Security
Supervisor attended to find about six males throwing rocks and yelling at
someone on the second floor. They claimed the person in the window had cursed
at the group and challenged them to a fight. The Security Supervisor directed
the student in the window to go back in his room and the other males, who were
from out of town and visiting a student from another Residence, left the area.
At 3:51 am, the ERC received a
report that a fight was in progress outside McNeill and Security arrived to
find the same individuals from the earlier incident. Upon Security's arrival
the two groups split up and went their separate ways. However at 4:51 am, the
same group of males were reported inside McNeill, acting belligerent and
looking for the person they'd fought with before. They left soon after
Security arrived but refused to identify themselves. They were seen entering
Gordon Brockington House and KPD were requested to attend and check their ID.
The group continued to be argumentative after Police arrived and Security had
them escorted them off Campus.
March 27, 3:38 am: Leonard Hall
- A caller report some individuals yelling and making noise
outside the Residence. The Security Supervisor attended and spoke to
some males who claimed someone had lobbed a muffin at them from an upper floor
window, but agreed to keep the noise down.
March 26, 12:18 pm: Campus - The
ERC received reports of strong natural gas fumes in a number of buildings,
including Watson, Jeffrey and Stirling Hall where the fire alarm was activated
to evacuate the building. Security, Queen's Environmental Health &
Science, and Physical Plant Services were informed. It was later determined
there were City Public Works staff working on gas lines in the area and fumes
entered buildings through open windows or ventilation systems.
13, 11:35 am: Campus - The ERC was informed that a water main had
burst near Bruce Wing and a considerable amount of water was flowing down
Campus Road towards Theological Hall. Physical Plant Services, Environmental
Health & Safety, and City Works personnel were already on scene by this
time. The flow was eventually stopped but this also cut off water to
Theological, Nicol, Fleming, Clark, and Jackson Halls along with Bruce
Wing. Security monitored mechanical rooms that normally need a source of
water for environmental requirements until the water was turned back on at
11:00 am the next day.
12, 10:56 pm: Clark Hall - Pub staff reported 5 or 6 rowdy patrons
were refusing to leave when asked - Security was requested to assist.
The Security Supervisor and a Patrol attended the scene and spoke to the group
who were uncooperative and aggressive. Kingston City Police were contact to
attend but the group complied and left the Pub just before 4 police cruisers
pulled up outside.
March 8, 9:10 pm: Lake Ontario - The
ERC received a call that some students had built a bonfire out on the frozen
lake just south of Campus. The Security Supervisors attended and met
with KPD Officers already on scene. They reported the group were on a section
of ice near the water treatment plant which may not be as thick as the
surrounding area. Kingston Fire Department arrived soon afterwards and made
their way towards the group with rescue gear. The individuals on the ice
returned to shore where they provided identification and some were spoken to
further by police.
March 29, 3:20 am: JDUC
- Campus Security & KFD responded to a fire inside the
JDUC near the Sidewalk Cafe. Upon arrival, Security discovered a couch on fire
with flames reaching the ceiling. The Security Supervisor was just beginning
to use the vehicle extinguisher on the fire when KFD arrived on scene and
doused the flames within a few seconds. Smoke had spread throughout the
building and KFD set up fans to ventilate the area. Initial assessment seem to
indicate the fire was set maliciously. A number of University contact persons
were informed of the incident and custodial staff attended to begin clean up
of the area. Two
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couch fire in the JDUC / S9
March 24, 2:33 am: Campus
- The ERC received a call that some students had set fire to
brush and garbage at the corner of University Ave and Union Street. The
Security Supervisor attended to find a large group standing around, including
three males in the middle of the intersection who appeared to be lighting a
pine tree and pile of garbage on fire. Two of the three ran into the
surrounding crowd while the other attempted to distract Security and was
uncooperative when requested to provide identification. KFD were requested to
deal with the smoldering pile and, after repeated attempts to attain ID from
the individual, Kingston Police were asked to attend and identify him.
The individual left the scene but City Police soon met up with him and
Security, were shown ID, and then arrested the student for public
intoxication. KFD finished extinguishing the tree and garbage at 2:49 am and a
City of Kingston truck attended to clean debris from the
March 24, 12:57 am: Gordon Brockington -
A fire alarm activation was indicated for the Residence and both Security and
KFD were informed to attend. Soon after their arrival it was determined a
stairwell pull station was maliciously activated in Gordon House. The pull
station was reset at 1:11 am and KFD cleared the scene.
14, 3:13 am: Victoria Hall - An active fire alarm was indicated for
the Residence and both Security and KFD were informed to attend. Security
quickly determined a pull station had been activated maliciously on the second
level of C wing outside the stairwell door. The system was reset and KFD
cleared the scene.
4, 3:04 am: Waldron Tower - An active fire alarm for the Residence
was indicated at the ERC and both Security and KFD were requested to attend.
The Security Supervisors quickly determined a pull station had been activated
on the tenth floor, although there were no signs of smoke or fire. KFD
determined the activation was malicious and the system was reset by Security.
4, 2:07 am: Victoria Hall - An active fire alarm was indicated
for the Residence and both Security and KFD were informed to attend. Upon
arrival it was quickly determined the alarm was caused by an activated pull
station on the C wing's 2nd floor. As there was no sign of fire or smoke it
was deemed a malicious activation and the fire alarm system was reset by
2, 12:47 am: Jean Royce Hall - An active fire alarm was indicated
for the Residence and both Security and KFD were informed to attend. It
was soon determined that a pull station had been maliciously activated on the
first floor of Tracy House beside the stairwell. The fire alarm system
was reset at 1:00 am and the incident cleared.
32 fire alarm
activations categorized as "malicious" in 2002. There were 28 such
incidents in 2001, 27 in 2000, 19 in 1999 and 26 in 1998. Please see our Stats
link for additional statistical information.
1, 9:41 pm: Gordon Brockington - A fire alarm for the Residence
activated at the ERC and both Security and KFD were informed to attend.
Within two minutes, the desk clerk called to report there was a fire on the
third floor of Brockington House. Security and KFD attended the area and found
a fluorescent light on the hallway ceiling had caught fire causing damage to
it and the surrounding ceiling area. KFD extinguished the fire and then
used large fans to clear the building of smoke. An electrician was
called in to check the fire alarm system and completed his work by 11:48 pm.
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House / S9
March 28, 9:35 pm:
Grant Hall - The ERC received a call on a blue light
emergency phone reporting two women had slipped and fallen outside Grant Hall.
The Security Supervisor attended and offered to transport the women to KGH
since they both suffered some minor injuries in the fall. They declined the
offer but accepted a drive to their home near Campus. Upon arrival they were
convinced to get checked out by a doctor and transported to KGH Emergency.
They contacted Security when they were released at 11:10 am and were driven
5, 12:13 am: Campus - A Walkhome team reported a patron was
experiencing abdominal pains while being escorted near campus and requested
Security attend to provide transportation. The Security Supervisor met
with the group and drove the student to her residence after she declined an
offer to be checked by Queen's First Aid or transported to KGH Emergency. She
was advised to contact the ERC if she decided she wanted medical treatment
later in the night.
5, 12:09 am: Residences - The ERC received a report that a student
had burned his hand while cooking. Queen's First Aid were informed to
attend and QFA treated the burn at the scene. The student declined
Security's offer to be transported to KGH for additional treatment and was
provided with the ERC's phone number in case he changed his mind later in the
Security responded to 225 Medical Assistance (Injury/Ambulance
Request) calls in 2002. There were 151
such incidents in 2001, 116
such incidents in 2000, 134
in 1999, and 69
in 1998. Please see our
link for additional statistical information.
March 28, 7:16 pm: Victoria Hall - A
student contacted Security to report there was an unknown male passed out in
his bed. The student reported he'd left the room unlocked for a few minutes to
run downstairs, and when he returned the door was locked. The desk clerk
provided access to the room and then they saw there was another person in the
bed. The Security Supervisors attended, managed to wake the individual
and convince him to get dressed. It turned out this other student
actually lived on another floor in the Residence and had pressed the wrong
button on the elevator. He then walked into the unlocked room thinking it was
March 16, 5:39 am: Gordon Brockington House - A
Residence staff person reported finding a male passed out in the Residence's
stairwell. The Security Supervisor attended and managed to wake up the
individual who claimed to not know where he was, what his name was or where he
lived, and then began to walk in circles in the building. He was
followed in an attempt to ensure he found his room okay, but he eventually
walked outside - without shoes - and made his way to a house on Earl street
where he was let in by another individual.
March 16, 12:20 pm: Student Housing Area -
An AMS Walkhome Team reported they discovered an intoxicated person passed out
at the corner of University Ave and Earl Street, then a group of the people
came along, picked him up and carried him away. No description of the
group or where they were headed was indicated.
March 15, 1:45 am: Off Campus - An
AMS Walkhome team contacted Security to report an intoxicated student was
laying on the road near the corner of Division and Union Streets, breathing
but unresponsive. The Security Supervisor was informed and arrived to
find Kingston City Police already on scene. Police ensured the student
arrived home safely.
13, 1:33 am: Campus - KGH Security contacted the ERC to report two
intoxicated males were walking up University Avenue from Stuart Street,
carrying open alcohol and kicking parking meters.. A brief description
was provided, but a search was unsuccessful in locating the two.
28, 5:08 pm: Residences - A number of calls were received at
the ERC from people reporting a fight in progress outside Victoria Hall and
moving towards Leonard Hall. The Security Supervisor attended Leonard
Hall immediately but the conflict was over by the time they arrived.
Some students inside claimed to be victims in the encounter, one stating he
and some friend were walking by Victoria Hall when a group of males yelled at
them, then ran up and started fighting. The instigating group was composed of
about five males, possibly four being Caucasian and one Asian. On in
particular was described as being a tall, large male with blonde hair and
wearing a bright red or orange shirt. A subsequent search of the campus by
Security was unsuccessful in locating the group.
Three panes of glass in the
Leonard Hall north doors were shattered in the encounter and a tradesman was
called in to make repairs. However at 4:35 am, a caller reported two males
from the original group had just returned to Leonard Hall, attempted to gain
entry, and then smashed the remaining pane of glass with a bucket. They
fled when spotted by residents in the area. One was wearing a red shirt and
the other a grey or white hooded sweatshirt.
March 15, 10:20 pm: Victoria Hall -
A student contacted the ERC to report she was struck by an egg thrown from a
dark blue minivan while she was walking by Victoria Hall. The minivan
contained a group of males and left campus about 5 minutes before the
report. The Security Supervisor and Patrols were informed of the
incident and no further reports were received that night.
March 11: 2:40 pm: Gordon Brockington House -The ERC
received a report that a domestic dispute had just occurred outside the Gordon
House Residence. The witness reported a car pulled up on Collingwood Street
with a male and a female inside - the female, who appeared distressed, exited
the vehicle briefly before getting back in. Soon afterwards it appeared to the
caller that the male driver pushed or otherwise assaulted the female at which
point she got out of the car again. The female then walked up to another car
driven by a woman unknown to her, got in and asked her to drive her to a
friend's house. The woman agreed and started to drive to the destination but
was cut off twice by the male driver, who demanded the female get back into
his car. She complied on the second occasion and was driven off by the
man. Security met with both the caller and the woman who tried to assist
the female, then provided vehicle information to City Police based on witness
observations. KPD quickly determined the identity of both the male and
female involved and confirmed they were investigating the incident.
Security has received almost a dozen separate reports of eggs or other objects
being thrown from cars over the last few years, including one in July
of 2000 where a student was considerable bruised in the incident.
& ENTER / THEFT - QUEEN'S PROPERTY:
28, 2:30 am: Campus - A caller reported seeing two males running
out of the JDUC with a silver fire extinguisher heading towards Residences. A
description was provided but an immediate search of the area was unsuccessful
in locating them.
Soon afterwards, the ERC received a call that two males were seen discharging
an extinguisher outside Gordon House and then entered the Residence, heading
into the basement. The Security Supervisor attended the area and found two
students in the basement common room - one appeared to be unscrewing part of a
silver extinguisher. When confronted, they said they'd just found the
extinguisher there and were trying to fix it.. One initially claimed not to be
a student but eventually admitted he was and provided ID. The other confirmed
they had been at the JDUC earlier and left at a time that coincided with the
initial report. Security took possession of the extinguisher and a report was
made to the Residence Department.
March 24, 11:42 am: Stirling Hall - Staff
report three antique astronomy devices were stolen from a pried open display
located in the center area of the ground floor. The missing
slides display a lunar eclipse, the day and night time zones, and the
constellations of the zodiac. They are estimated to be about 100 years old and
in wooden frames that are approximately 4 by 7 inches and about half an inch thick. Picture
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Antique Constellations device
March 23, 6:41 pm: Ellis Hall - A
staff member reported he arrived at his office to find it had been broken into
and a laptop computer stolen. It was later
learned a computer CPU was also stolen and KPD officers attended to
investigate the scene.
22, 4:45 pm: Goodes Hall - A staff member reported he left his
office at around 2:00 pm and returned to find it had been broken into. A
laptop computer was stolen in the break in and a report was filed with
Kingston City Police.
March 19, 12:30 pm: Humphrey Hall -
Staff report a wireless microphone was stolen from a room sometime between
March 13 and 14. A report was also filed with Kingston City Police.
March 18, 2:15 pm: Art Centre
- Staff report a gold ring was
stolen from their gift shop earlier in the afternoon. There are two suspects in the incident, described as both Caucasian, in
their early to mid-20s and about 5'10" tall. One had short dark hair
and was wearing blue jeans, a dark jacket and a backpack. The other
had light colored hair and was short and heavy set. He was also wearing blue
jeans and a dark jacket and had a large backpack. A report was also
filed with Kingston City Police.
March 18, 1:45 am: Victoria Hall - Security Supervisors,
while on mobile patrol of Campus, noticed two students carrying a couch out of
the Residence. When questioned, the two claimed they were actually
walking in the opposite direction and in fact had been trying to return the
couch to the building. However they soon realized they'd been caught and
were cooperative in returning the couch to its original location.
March 14, 12:11 pm: MacDonald Hall - Staff
report a 2.5' by 3' black & white portrait was stolen from the Law library
sometime between midnight March 12 and the next morning. A report was also
filed with Kingston City Police.
14: 12:05 pm: Clark Hall - Pub staff informed the ERC that a patron
just claimed to witness someone stealing a keg from inside the pub. The
Security Supervisor searched Campus but there was no sign of suspects or keg.
March 9, 2:20 pm: Nicol Hall - A
caller reported his office was broken into sometime over the weekend - a
computer cpu was found on the floor and its monitor was missing. A second
nearby office was also broken into and a laptop computer stolen. The
missing monitor is a white IBM T750 17" hybrid
flat panel computer monitor (vender part no. 6657HW2, part no. 133084).
March 7, 2:18 pm: Campus -
Kingston City Police informed Campus Security that a large white cube van
struck a fire hydrant near Bruce Wing just off campus road. The Security
Supervisor attended to take a report and staff from Queen's Environmental
Health & Safety and Physical Plant Services were informed.
March 10 at approximately 4:30 pm, the Security Supervisor was
flagged down by an individual who reported seeing four individuals - believed
to be students - load the fire hydrant into a car and drive away with
it. Additional details were provided and Security is investigating the
were 33 theft and 22 Break & Enter incidents involving Queen's property in
were 64 theft and 27
B&Es in 2001, 45 theft and 44
B&Es in 2000, and 104 theft & 34
B&Es in 1999. See our Stats
link for more statistical information.
Note: City Police have recovered some items in the past but had no way of
identifying them as Queen's property. See "Protect Yourself
Against Equipment Theft" in Safety
Tips & Products.
March 26, 2:38 pm: Jeffrey Hall -
A student reported his yellow Miyata Elevation 300 bike
(serial# JG17679) was stolen from the bicycle racks between Ellis and
Jeffrey Halls sometime within the previous four days.
26, 2:20: Watson Hall - A student reported her red
bike was stolen from the bike racks there with the cut cable lock
March 24, 1:23 pm: Victoria Hall - A student reports his
purple mountain bike was stolen sometime within
the past couple of days. The front seat was left behind - still locked to the
bike rack - and the seat was in the owner's room.
Bicycles should always be
locked up. However, even a locked bike can be vandalized or stolen. There
were 52 reports of bikes/bike parts stolen in 2001 and 36 such reports in
If you view suspicious persons or activity around a bicycle rack, or a locked
bicycle elsewhere, please contact Campus Security right away. If you
discover your bike is missing, contact Campus Security and Kingston Police as
soon as possible.
22, 6:45 pm: Union Street - A student reported she was walking
along Union Street near St Mary's Hospital when she noticed an older man was
following her - when she walked faster he did the same, and when she slowed
down he continued to pace her. She stated the man waked her why she wouldn't
walk with him, but she turned down the laneway leading to St. Mary's Hospital
and he continued along Union Street and out of sight. He is described as being
a Caucasian male in his 50s, about 5'10" tall with a slim build, a goatee
and wore glasses. At the time of this incident he was wearing a black fedora
type hat and a black coat. This description is similar to the incident
21, 8:45 pm: Campus - A student reported seeing a suspicious acting
man near the corner of University Ave and Stuart Street. The individual
appeared to emerge from some bushes and may have been undoing or doing up his
pants. The Security Supervisor dispatched to the scene but was unable to
locate the man at that location or the surrounding area. He was described
as being a Caucasian male in his 50s, had a mustache and wore glasses. At the
time of this incident he was wearing a black jacket, pants and hat and carried
a black bag.
March 18, 2:26 pm: JDUC - An
AMS staff person informed the ERC he'd been approached by some students
reporting there was a man outside the building "ranting" about
George Bush and other things to people walking by. A description was passed
and the Security Supervisor dispatched to the scene, but the individual had
already left Campus.
March 8, 10:40 pm: PhysEd Centre - PhysEd
staff contacted the ERC to report a group of intoxicated females were being
disruptive inside the building . The Security Supervisor dispatched to
the scene and asked a nearby Patrol to confirm the report. The Patrol were
able to provide additional details and the Supervisor spotted the group as she
drove up and saw them running south on University Avenue. One of the
group ran out onto the street without looking and was narrowly missed by the
Security vehicle when she slipped and fell down in front of it. She and
a few other participants were spoken to by Security and cautioned about their
March 7, 5:18 pm: Richardson Hall
- A staff member reported encountering an individual who was
suspected of trying to steal a laptop on an earlier occasion. When the
suspect was approached today he fled the building before he could be
detained. The Security Supervisor dispatched to the scene but a search
of the building and surrounding area was unsuccessful in locating him. He
is described as being a heavy set Caucasian male with a pencil-thin
beard. At the time of this incident he was wearing a light coloured hat, red
sweater, and light or tan coloured pants.
3, 9:37 pm: Student Housing Area - The ERC received a call from a
student reporting an unknown man entered her Brock Street house the previous
night. The individual walked in through an unlocked front door and asked
if a certain person lived there. When told there was no one by that name
he asked if he could use their phone or stay to warm up. His request was
declined and the student suggested he leave to continue looking for his
friend. He complied and the door was locked behind him.
individual in this incident was described as being an intoxicated Caucasian
male in his mid-30s, approximately 5'6" - 5'8" tall, clean shaven
and was balding or had a "buzz-cut" . At the time of this incident
he was wearing a dark jacket and jeans. NOTE: although the
descriptions are not exact, this incident is very similar to one reported by
another student residing on Brock Street that same night (see below).
2, 11:48 pm: Student Housing Area - A student living on Brock
Street reported an unknown man had just recently entered her house. The
caller's dog apparently heard him enter and the individual was spotted when
she followed it to the door. When the man was questioned, he claimed to be
looking for someone else with a different dog and left. However when her
housemate came home soon afterwards she said the same individual was standing
at the side of their house. The Security Supervisors were informed and the
caller was transferred to Kingston City Police, but no follow up information
was reported to the ERC.
was described as being intoxicated, about 40 years old, 5'8" to
5'10" tall and had short brown hair. At this time of this incident he was
wearing a dark brown bomber jacket and jeans.
Please ensure that your
doors and windows are locked at all times and that your curtains are drawn.
Report any suspicious activity around your home or Residence immediately to
the Emergency Report Center (533-6111) and to Kingston City Police (549-2111).
Security dealt with 207 incidents classified as "Suspicious Persons"
in 2002. There were 165 such incidents in 2001, 210 in 2000, 248 in 1999, and
201 in 1998 . Please contact Campus Security (533-6111) immediately in
& ENTER - HOUSE / RESIDENCE ROOM:
21, 4:50 am: Student Housing Area - A student reported their
William Street house was entered about two hours earlier. All the
tenants were upstairs when someone walked through their unlocked door and made
off with a jewelry box and a small chest with some change in it.
March 16, 8:22 pm: Student Housing Area
- A student reported his Johnson Street house had been broken into
and some property, including a cell phone, was stolen. The caller phoned
his cell phone and it was answered by someone, but their identity was not
immediately known. A report was also filed with Kingston City Police.
Please ensure that your
doors and windows are locked at all times and that your curtains are drawn.
Report any suspicious activity around your home or Residence immediately to
the Emergency Report Center (533-6111) and to Kingston City Police (549-2111).