/ BIKE PARTS THEFT:
June 29, 8:21 pm: Victoria Hall - 20:21 -
A caller reported her bicycle was
stolen between 1:00 and 4:00 pm the previous day while locked to some bike
racks. It is a cream color older model racing bicycle.
June 29 10:00 am: Cancer Research Centre
- A staff member reported her bicycle was stolen from the bike racks
outside sometime during the previous day's afternoon. It is a burgundy
color ladies 19" frame bike with a black wire mesh basket on the front.
June 28, 6:50 pm: JDUC -
A caller reported he'd locked his bike to the racks behind the JDUC yesterday,
and returned to find it missing. It is a black 'Cyclomania' Mountain Bike, and
a theft report was also filed with Kingston City Police.
June 28, 9:00 am: Dunning Hall
- A student reported his gold colored 'Kona' Mountain Bike
had its lock cut and was stolen from where it had been secured to the bike
racks during the previous day. A report was also filed with Kingston
June 9, 12:40 am:
Victoria Hall - While patrolling campus a Security patrol observed
two male individuals who appeared to be stealing a bike behind the Victoria
Hall Residence. When the two realized they'd been spotted, they split up and
fled in different directions with Security staff pursuing the one observed
stealing the bike and putting an item/tool into his backpack. Security
Supervisors caught up with the individual a short distance away and detained
him until Kingston City Police arrived. Although the youth initially stated he
was merely out for a bike ride he eventually admitted to stealing the bike and
Police also found a set of bolt cutters in his backpack.
KPD took possession of the bike he was riding
and charged him with Theft Under $5000 - Campus Security also issued him with
a Notice of Prohibition, banning him from University Property. A
second bike was later discovered on the ground near those same bike racks, and
it was brought to the Security office where City Police could pick it up.
June 7, 3:05 pm:
Campus - The ERC received a report that a suspected bike parts
thief was encountered at a set of bike racks on campus. The suspect apparently
threw a bike tire he'd been holding at a staff member who'd started to
approach him and then fled the scene. The Security Supervisor soon
located the individual riding a bike on campus and Kingston City Police were
contacted to attend. However the suspect soon realized he was being
followed and eventually managed to elude his pursuers.
He was briefly described as being very
thin with short reddish-blond hair and wearing a white sleeveless Tshirt and
cut-off khaki pants. At the time of this incident he was also riding a
bright yellow mountain bike.
June 3, 9:35 am: Underground Garage -
Parking Department staff reported a bicycle was stolen from a vehicle's
rear-mounted bike rack while parked in the Underground garage.
Bicycles should always be locked up.
However, even a locked bike can be vandalized or stolen. If you view
suspicious persons or activity around a bicycle rack, or a locked bicycle
elsewhere, please contact Campus Security right away via cell phone,
assistance phone, pay phone or Emergency 'blue light' phone, etc. If you
discover your bike is missing, contact Campus Security and Kingston Police as
soon as possible. Check out our "locking
up your bicycle" page for some helpful tips.
There were 86 reports of bikes/bike parts stolen in 2004, 31 in 2003, 51 in
2002, 52 in 2001 and 36 such reports in 2000.
June 27, 8:45 pm: Leggett Hall
- The Residence desk clerk contacted Security to report two males had
just entered the building and then fled with three large empty water bottles.
The Security Supervisor and a Patrol attended the scene and soon located the
suspects, who dropped the bottles and fled behind some nearby houses. Security
staff monitored the block until City Police arrived and apprehended one of the
individuals, who was subsequently issued a Notice of Prohibition - banning him
from University Property - by the Security Supervisor.
June 27, 11:15 am; Campus
- Staff reported a laptop computer (serial #Y4055149Q)was
stolen from an office sometime within the previous few days.
June 26, 3:50 pm; Campus
- A staff member reported his laptop computer was stolen from an office
between 2:30 pm and 3:15 pm that day. It is a blue & black Toshiba
Satellite A30 computer (Serial # Y3331784K).
June 19, 4:00 pm: Campus
- Staff reported a laptop computer was stolen from an office,
sometime within the previous few days. It is a black IBM ThinkPad ( serial #
June 13, 9:15 am: Campus
- The Security Supervisor received a call that four large 'Culligan'
water bottles had been stolen from a building; one or two of which may have
been still full..
June 13, 9:00 am: Campus
- A staff member contacted Campus Security to report some cash had been
stolen from a cabinet in her office. The Security Supervisor attended and a
report was filed with Kingston City Police.
June 13, 9:00 am: Campus
- Staff reported two laptop computers were stolen sometime
during the previous few days. The laptops were described as both being
Toshiba Tecra S1 PM745 models - Serial Numbers: 8407404Q and 74062575Q.
June 3, 4:00 pm: Campus
- Staff contacted the Campus Security to report three laptop computers
were stolen, likely sometime during the previous weekend. All three
are Toshiba TECRA systems (one "A4" and two "S1" models)
with serial numbers: 25036702Q , 74061580Q , and 84073825Q .
June 3, 9:30 am:
Campus - A Grad Student report a digital camera was stolen from a
lab sometime between 3:30 and 6:30 pm the previous evening. It is a silver
Canon 'PowerShot 545' camera - serial # 6354802195.
May 30, 11:00 am:
Campus - Staff contacted Campus Security to report two
laptop computers were stolen during the previous weekend. Both laptops were
black Toshiba Satellite A20 computers, serial numbers 73151602P and 44335372K.
Kingston City Police were also informed and took a report.
There were 49 theft and 15 Break
& Enter incidents involving Queen's property in 2004. There were 51
theft and 37 B&Es in 2003, 33 theft and 22 B&Es in 2002, 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.
FROM A VEHICLE / VEHICLE B&E:
June 25, 2:30 pm: Union Street
- A staff member reported his vehicle was broken into and a
laptop case containing only documents was stolen from where it had been left
on the front passenger seat. An initial search by the individual and
Security was unsuccessful in locating the bag, but Security later discovered
it under a tree in the nearby City Park and returned the bag and contents to
There were 15 incidents recorded as "Theft from Vehicle" in
2004 - 9 such incidents in 2003, 28 in 2002, and 16 in 2001. If you have to leave valuables inside your vehicle, be sure to lock them in the trunk - never leave them where they can be seen from outside the vehicle.
June 23, 3:20 pm: Campus
- A staff member reported hearing voices outside their
building in an area not normally frequented by people. The Security
Supervisor and Bike Patrol attended and discovered a group of high school
students smoking marijuana - the group quickly produced ID when asked and some
drug paraphernalia was confiscated. City Police and the high school's
administration was informed of the incident.
UNDER $5000 (OTHER):
June 22, 1:00 pm: Stauffer Library
- A summer student reported his wallet was stolen from a
backpack while left unattended for about 15 minutes.
June 15, 4:15 pm: Stauffer Library
- A caller reported some possessions had been stolen while left
unattended for a short period of time. The caller stated he left his bag -
containing a wallet and "Lybra" MP3 player - at a study desk and
returned to discover the contents were stolen from the backpack.
Please do not leave personal items
unattended and/or unsecured, even for a brief time. There were 82 reported
incidents of thefts under $5000 (not involving Queen's property) in 2004.
There were 124 such incidents reported in 2003, 149 in 2002, 149 in 2001, 109
in 2000, 276 in 1999, and 206 in 1998.
June 20, 8:55 pm: An Clachan Complex
- A fire alarm activation was indicated for one of the buildings and both
KFD and Security attended. It was quickly determined someone moving from their
apartment had placed a cardboard box on a stove that accidentally got switched
on. There was minimal damage and the incident was cleared by Security at
June 8, 2:35 pm:
Mackintosh Corry Hall - A fire alarm activated in the building and
both Security & KFD were informed to attend. Soon after arriving they
discovered a pull station had been activated maliciously on the 4th floor.
The system was reset and KFD cleared the scene.
were 30 fire alarm activations categorized as "malicious" in 2004.
There were 47 such incidents in 2003, 32 in 2002, 28 in 2001, 27 in 2000, 19 in 1999 and 26 in 1998.
Please see our Stats
link for additional statistical information.
June 1, 00:17 am:
Campus - A custodian contacted the ERC to report finding some sort
of "device" inside a washroom. The Security Supervisor attended and
determined the item was a large, handheld radioactivity detector.. The unit was removed from the washroom and
later turned over to Environmental Health & Safety staff.
June 15, 6:20 pm: Campus
- While patrolling Main Campus, the Security Supervisor observed two
individuals who were "climbing" the outside of a building - only
about a foot or so off the ground. They were informed the Climbing Club
sanctioned activities had ended in April and asked to stop. They complied and
AREA FOUND UNARMED:
June 8, 10:20 pm,
Campus - A Security Patrol, while doing an interior building check, found an alarmed
area with an unarmed system. The Security Supervisor was informed, attended,
ensured the area was secure, and armed the alarm system.
June 1, 1:05 am:
Campus - Similar incident as above..
When leaving a room at
the end of the day please ensure that the doors and windows are locked and
secured and that all alarms are armed.