PERSONS / ACTIVITY:
November 29, 3:19 am:
Gordon Brockington House - The ERC was contacted and
informed a suspicious looking older man was hanging around the vending
machines inside the Residence. Security attended the building and soon
after arriving also had Kingston City Police dispatched to the scene.
Police were eventually able to ID the individual and confirmed he has a
criminal record and other issues of concern. The suspect stated he
thought he was in a hospital and had been given access to the Residence
by a "young man" (student).
The suspect was issued a Notice of Prohibition
by Security - banning him from University property - and was released.
He is described as being Caucasian, between 35 and 40 yrs old,
approximately 6' tall with a heavy build and a large blond/grey beard. At the
time of this incident he was wearing a heavy blue 3/4 length coat.
November 28, 8:15 pm: Student Housing Area - The ERC received a call
from a student residing in a house near Main Campus who reported a suspicious
male had been encountered in a parking lot behind her house. The caller
stated she was familiar with her neighbours who use the lot and had never seen
this particular individual before. A brief description was provided, including
the fact the man was carrying a flashlight.
The Security Supervisor checked the area but
did not locate the individual. However later in the evening, he met up with a
Kingston City Police Officer who was on foot patrol of main campus and the
Student Housing Area. He matched the description provided by the student and
confirmed checking the parking lot during the time of this report. Security
contacted the student to let her know it was a police officer she had
November 28, 3:25 am: Residences - A desk clerk contacted Campus
Security to report an unknown male had entered a student's room about 20
minutes earlier. According to the caller, the student had been awake in
bed when she heard someone enter the room. She spoke out twice, asking
who it was, before the individual mumbled a name and quickly exited the
room. When Security attended to take a report, the student confirmed she
accidentally left her room door unlocked while studying earlier in the night.
Security and Residence staff also searched the building but were unable to
locate the male in question.
November 24, 8:10 pm: Stauffer Library
ERC received a report of a male individual viewing inappropriate material on a
library computer. The Security Supervisor attended and spoke to a man
who apologized for his behaviour and left the library after producing
identification. The individual was also cautioned he may be banned from
the libraries if he was caught viewing inappropriate material in the future.
November 20, 2:00 am:
Watts Hall - A Residence Don contacted the ERC to report
being informed a some individuals had been spotted on the ledge of the
Residence looking into windows. The suspects were described as two
males about 6' tall, one wearing a pink shirt, and a female wearing a green
shirt and a sombrero.. Security checked the area but did not located
anyone matching those descriptions.
November 4, 3:25 am:
Student Housing Area - A caller reported he and his girlfriend
observed an intoxicated and belligerent man as they were walking home. They
then spotted a lone female walk into a house nearby and the man immediately
enter an alley beside that house. The caller, who was concerned for her
safety, provided a brief description and was then transferred to Kingston City
Police. The Security Supervisor immediately dispatched to search the area but
the suspect was not located.
November 4, 1:20 am:
Campus - A Security Patrol reported observed a group of suspicious
individuals gathered outside Nicol Hall, then they entered a vehicle and sped
off. As the Security Supervisor arrived on scene, the suspects' vehicle
was observed doing a U-turn and continued to drive erratically on campus - at
one point a bottle was spotted being thrown out the window and later
determined to contain a small amount of wine.
Kingston City Police were contacted and
arrived within minutes to detain the driver, who was later charged with
Dangerous Driving and not having proper documentation for the vehicle.
None of the student age individuals were from Queen's and all but the driver
were intoxicated. Their IDs were attained by Security and one person
was issued a Notice of Prohibition, banning her from the property.
Please contact Campus Security (533-6111)
if you observe suspicious persons or activity. Campus
Security dealt with 204 incidents classified as "Suspicious Persons"
in 2004. There were 222 such incidents in 2003, 207 in 2002, 165 in 2001, 210 in 2000, 248 in 1999, and
201 in 1998.
/ THEFT (QUEEN'S PROPERTY):
November 28, 7:45 am: Campus - Staff
reported a number of areas had been broken into and property stolen.
Security, Kingston City Police and KPD's IDENT Unit attended to investigate
the incident. Stolen items included: 4 black HP CPU Towers (serial# 3849320517, 3870889123, SMXD51008G0,
and SMXD510089C), An IBM 240 laptop computer (serial# 99CZYVF IBM T40), an IBM
T40 laptop computer (serial# 99CZYXP IBM T40), an Olympus C-5000 zoom digital
camera (model# 225415,
serial# 152056740), and a Minolta Vectis S-1 (model V56-170/4.5-5.6, serial# 98608502).
November 23, 9:00 am:
Campus - A staff member
reported some offices had been broken into and a laptop computer stolen.
Both Campus Security and Kingston City Police attended to take a report and
investigate the scene. The stolen laptop is a Toshiba Protege S100,
Serial # 650149H .
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.
/ BIKE PARTS THEFT:
November 26, West Campus: 4:00 pm - A
student reported the tires were stolen off his mountain bike while it was left
in a secured area.
November 21, 2:40 pm: Douglas Library -
A student reported her bicycle was
stolen from the bike racks outside Douglas Library sometime between 10:00 am
and 2:30 pm. The bike is a bright blue Kona Lanai with the digits 6820907
etched on it.
November 17, 6:00 pm: Fleming Hall - A
caller reported the front tire was stolen off her bicycle while secured to the
bike racks. It is a "Slick" tire with blue chrome on the rim.
November 14, 4:35 pm: JDUC
- A caller reported his Diamondback bicycle (serial# 1A9C12716)
was stolen during the evening of November 1. A report was also filed with
Kingston City Police.
November 14, 4:21 pm: Jeffrey Hall -
A student reported his Shimano "Energy" bike was stolen sometime
during the evening of November 10 while secured with a coil lock. The
caller was also advised to file a report with Kingston City Police.
November 10, 8:35 pm: Walter Light Hall - A
student reported his bike was stolen sometime within the previous two and a
half hours. It is a gray & black Rally with extended handlebars. A report
was also filed with Kingston City Police.
November 7, 9:10 am: Ban Righ Foundation -
A caller reported encountering a suspicious male checking out her bicycle
while it was locked up beside the building. He quickly left the area
when he spotted the bike's owner, but remained nearby until confronted, at
which point he rode away on a dark (blue?) colored bicycle. He was
described as being between 18 & 22 years old, about 5'4" tall with a slim build, dark hair and a grubby complexion.
November 5, 1:45 pm: Walter Light Hall - A
student reported his bike was stolen sometime between 10:00 am and 1:45 pm
that day. It is a white Altera with a black stripe (serial# 1360433361 ).
A report was also filed with Kingston City Police.
November 4, 3:00 pm: Leggett Hall - A
caller reported a grey (w. red, black and white) "Shwin Meranoi"
24-speed bicycle - serial# L031203613 - was stolen from the bike racks
outside the Residence. A report was also filed with Kingston City Police.
November 3, 10:55 pm:
Stauffer Library - The ERC received a report that a bike had been
stolen from where it had been secured to the bicycle racks with a chain cable
lock. It is a blue GT Tempest with a water bottle holder.
November 3, 9:10 pm:
Beamish Monroe / ILC - A student reported his green "Giant
Igwana" bicycle with front and rear fenders was stolen sometime after
5:30 pm that day from where it had been secured to the bike racks. A report
was also filed with Kingston City Police.
November 3, 9:10 pm:
Clark Hall - A student reported her blue "2002 Giant
Option" Women's bike was stolen sometime after 2:30 pm that day.
The bike also has a white wire basket, headlight, and speedometer.
Serial # GZ1UO706 . A report was also filed with Kingston City
November 3, 2:50 pm:
PhysEd Centre - The ERC received a report that a black
"Trek" bicycle frame and rear wheel were stolen from where they were
secured to the bike racks outside the PEC. The front wheel was left
behind still locked to the racks.
November 2, 2:00 pm: Waldron Tower
- A student reported their bicycle had been stolen from the
Residence's bicycle racks sometime within the previous few days. It is a blue & silver dual suspension "Giant" bike with
two unique stickers on the sides ("AO Bikes and Boards").
November 2, 1:55 pm: Leggett Hall
- A student reported her bicycle was stolen from the Residence's bike
racks sometime overnight or in the early morning. It is a gold
"Specialize Crossroads" bike with a silver carrier on the back and
was secured with a coil lock.
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 (i.e. recording
your bicycle's serial number).
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.
PROPERTY THEFT (UNDER $5000):
November 19, 2:05 pm:
Stauffer Library - The library's Commissionaire reported a man
suspected of being involved with past property thefts - including a stolen
backpack seen earlier in his possession - was spotted in the
library. The Security Supervisor attended but a search of the library
was unsuccessful in locating the individual. However during that time a
student reported her silver Toshiba laptop computer was stolen..
The suspect in these incidents is
described as being a Caucasian male in his late 30s with a light complexion,
about 5'9" tall and 170 lbs with a slim build, medium length dark hair,
scruffy facial hair, possibly an earring on his face (likely his nose) and has
a "flame" or "rising star" tattoo on his neck.
If you see this individual on Campus, please contact the Emergency Report Center immediately at 533-6111 or by using an Assistance or Emergency Phone.
November 17, 4:10 pm: Stauffer Library - A
Commissionaire reported a student's wallet was stolen while left unattended
for about 10 minutes.
November 17, 3:05 pm: Stauffer Library
- A Commissionaire reported a students backpack was stolen
while left unattended for a short period of time. It was later located
in one of the men's washrooms but missing its contents, including an iPod,
an amount of cash stolen from a wallet, a brown jacket and digital camera.
November 15, 3:15 pm: Stauffer Library
- A student reported her backpack was stolen from beside
her while she was asleep at a desk. It was later found on the floor of
a men's washroom in the library. All the contents were intact except for an
amount of cash that was stolen from her wallet. Another student, who
found the backpack, reported seeing a man enter the washroom with the
backpack and then leave a short time later without it.
November 11, 3:10 pm:
Stauffer Library - A Commissionaire reported three students had
their backpacks stolen while left unattended in the library.
Please do not leave personal items
unattended and/or unsecured, even for a brief time. There were 168 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.
UNDER $5000 (OTHER):
November 19, 2:35 am:
JDUC - Alfie's Pub staff contacted the ERC to report the glass had
been smashed out of their west entrance door. A PPS tradesman was called
in and completed repairs by 3:25 am.
November 17, West Campus Parking Lot
- A student reported someone stole the "vehicle
ornament" off the front of her car while parked in the West Campus lot
within the past week - it was later noticed it appeared the perpetrator may
have also attempted to access the vehicle, causing some damage to the paint in
the process. The caller also noticed today that a similar vehicle,
parked in the same lot, appeared to be missing its ornament as well.
November 19, 1:45 am:
Campus - While on mobile patrol of Campus, Security encountered an
intoxicated male individual who attempted to damage a vehicle
before staggering away from the scene with a companion. Kingston City
Police were contacted and arrived soon afterwards to question the individual -
who identified himself as a student - and subsequently arrested him for public
November 19, 12:45 am:
Campus - While on a routine check of main campus, a Security Patrol
observed a group of males vandalizing the fencing around a construction site
and then walk away. The Security Supervisor attended and located the
group walking towards Stuart Street and carrying a 3 liter bottle of alcohol.
The group were later detained and questioned in the main lobby of Waldron
Tower and identified themselves as two Queen's students and three of their
guests from other Universities/Colleges. City Police arrived soon
afterwards and, after informing the individuals they could be charged with
open alcohol and mischief, requested Security take possession of the bottle
and dispose of its contents. Residence staff were informed of the incident and
the students and guests went up to the students' rooms.
November 10, 12:20 am: JDUC - A
custodian contacted the ERC to report an exterior door window had been
discovered smashed out. A contractor was called in and arrived soon
afterwards to make repairs.
Campus Security dealt with 46 "Mischief Under $5000" incidents in 2004. There were 123 such incidents 2003, 110 in 2002, 104 in 2001, 118 in 2000, 82 in 1999, and 98 in 1998.
November 18, 4:30 pm:
Waldron Tower - A fire alarm was indicated for the Residence and
both KFD and Security were informed to attend. Soon after arrival, they
found an active detector outside the 7th floor kitchen and a strong burning
smell from a hot plate in the kitchen. After determining all was fine in
the area - Security reset the alarm and KFD cleared the scene.
November 4, 10:55 pm: Gordon Brockington
- A fire alarm activated in the Residence and both KFD and
Security were informed to attend. Upon arrival they were approached by
an individual who reported seeing a group of male individuals activate the
main entrance pull station and then flee the scene. A description of the
suspects was provided (and provided to Residence staff) and the system was
reset by Security at 11:05 pm.
There 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.
/ THEFT (RESIDENCES / STUDENT HOUSING):
November 17, Residences - A
student reported someone entered his unlocked room sometime during the
night and stole his Residence keys and wallet.
November 17, 4:15 am: Residences - The
ERC received a report that a laptop had been stolen from a student's
room. In this incident, a student stated he'd left his room unlocked
at 4:00 am while he went down the hall to wash his face. When he
returned about 5 minutes later, he saw an unknown male exiting his room with
a laptop, casually wave at him, and then walk away. The student
thought the individual had been studying with his roommate, but upon
entering the room he woke up the roommate who confirmed his laptop was
missing.. The students searched inside their Residence and the
immediate exterior of the building without finding the suspect. When
Security was contacted to attend, they also searched the surrounding area
but were unable to locate the individual.
The missing computer is a Compaq
R4000 laptop, silver on the top and black on the bottom.
The suspect was briefly described as being
a Caucasian male, about 5' 10"
tall, with very short hair, sunken eyes, and a large knobby nose..
November 4, 6:25 pm: Student Housing Area -
A student reported his house was broken into sometime during that afternoon -
believes the thief entered the home through an unlocked door while a tenant
was inside... At the time of the report, they could only confirm some
DVDs had been stolen. A report was also filed with Kingston City Police.
Please ensure that you close and lock your doors/windows even if you are
only going out for a short time and that your curtains are drawn. Report any suspicious activity around your
Residence immediately to Campus Security (533-6733) and to Kingston City Police (549-2111).
November 13, 1:00 am:
Campus - Campus Security staff met up with Kingston City Police
Officers who had detained two students observed carrying a large bottle of
rum. One of the students was fined for carrying open alcohol and the
other intoxicated student was fined for underage drinking. Due to his
level of inebriation, the Officers also asked for that student to be monitored
for the remainder of the night and a Don was contacted to meet the student
when he was transported to his Residence.
November 12, 11:30
pm: Campus - While on mobile patrol of Campus, Security
Supervisors observed an intoxicated male individual wearing a sequin shirt
and a kilt run by their vehicle, fall down on the pavement, and continue
running away. Security followed the individual, trying to get him to stop
running so they could assess whether he had been injured, and finally
convinced him to stop outside Victoria Hall. He identified himself as
a student and stated he'd been at an off-campus party that night, then
continued on to his residence after being checked out and no injuries found.
November 12, 11:40 pm:
Student Housing Area - The Emergency Report Center was contacted by
AMS Walkhome staff who discovered a male individual laying on the ground near
the corner of Union & Frontenac Streets. He was reported to be
wearing only a bed sheet and vomiting while going in and out of
consciousness. Security Supervisors attended and arranged to have the
student's Residence don meet up and assist with getting him back to his
room. Queen's First Aid was also contacted to attend with additional
blankets as the student was clad only in his boxer shorts and a "Ninja
Turtle" bed sheet (he later reported having attended an off campus
"Toga Party"). All parties were on scene within a few minutes and
the student was transported to his Residence by taxi at 00:19 am accompanied
by the Don.
November 6, 2:25 am: Campus - KGH
Security contacted the ERC to report a student had just informed them her
friend was intoxicated and passed out on the field outside Kingston
Hall. Campus Security attended along with KGH Security, and Queen's
First Aid were also contacted to assist as the intoxicated student had been
vomiting. The student was unable to maintain consciousness while being
questioned and treated, so an ambulance was called to transport him to KGH for
November 4, 1:30 pm: Campus - The
ERC received a call reporting a bicyclist had been struck by a vehicle at the
corner of Union & Alfred Streets at the edge of main campus. The
Security Supervisor attended immediately and arrived to see a KPD Officer was
already on scene and paramedics arrived soon afterwards. It was revealed
the bicyclist had been struck by the vehicle as the car was turning left onto
Alfred St. from Union. The bicyclist suffered minor in juries and was
transported to KGH for treatment. Security took possession of his bike
and turned it over to his room mate a short time later.
Campus Security responded to 316 Medical
Assistance (Injury/Ambulance Request) calls in 2004. There were 246 such
incidents in 2003, 225 in 2002, 151 in 2001, 116 in 2000, 134 in 1999, and 69 in
1998. Please see our Stats
link for additional statistical information.
AREA FOUND UNARMED:
November 10, 10:40 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.
November 7, 4:20 am: Campus -
Similar incident as above.
November 5, 8:30 pm: 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.