May 29, 6:00 am: Campus - A
caller reported finding a manhole cover was removed right next to a wheelchair
ramp. The Security Supervisor was informed and attended to replace the
May 20, 11:10 am: Campus - A
caller reported someone had removed a manhole cover and thrown an office chair
down the hole.. Security confirmed the details and had Physical Plant
Services personnel called in to replace the lid properly as it posed a safety
May 9, 9:25 am: An Clachan Complex - Apartment
& Housing staff report some laundry machines were vandalized in two
buildings at the complex as well as an A&H laundry room closer to main
May 7, 1:10 pm: Student
Housing Area - While on mobile patrol of the Student Housing
Area, the Security Supervisor noticed the front picture window of a Queen's
owned house had been broken, likely by something being thrown through
it. After closer inspection it was observed a nearby house also had a
side window similarly shattered. An Apartment & Housing contact was
informed of the incident so repairs could be made.
May 6, 4:15 pm: McArthur Hall - A caller reported some
skateboarders were just skating inside the building and knocked over some
items. The Security Supervisor attended, arriving just as a vehicle
containing four youths - two recognized as having been dealt with by
Security in the past - was leaving the building's parking lot. Vehicle
details were recorded and the Supervisor checked the interior to confirm
some marks were on the floor (likely caused by the skateboards), a garbage
can had been overturned, and some furniture was rearranged. (click
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.
/ BIKE PARTS THEFT:
May 28, 8:00 pm: Goodes Hall - The ERC received a bike theft report
from Goodes Hall where a blue CE 1800 was stolen sometime between 2:00
and 8:00 pm that day.
May 25, 1:00 pm:
Mackintosh Corry Hall - A caller reported her bike was stolen
sometime between 8:00 and 1:00 pm while secured with a cable lock to the bike
racks between MacCorry and Richardson Halls. It is a red Fugi Absolute
May 24, 2:30 pm: Stauffer Library - Campus
Security was informed a bicycle was stolen from the bike racks sometime
between 2:30 and 4:00 pm while secured with a cable lock. It is a silver
21-speed Shimano CB 300 w. suspension on its front forks, a chrome steel
carrier on the back and black plastic fenders.
May 23, 9:36 am: Rideau Building - A
caller reported her 21-speed red & silver hybrid bicycle w. black plastic
fenders was stolen from where she'd locked it to the racks a few days earlier.
May 21, 9:30 am: Goodes Hall
- A student reported his green "TurnPike" Mountain bike
was stolen from outside the building.
May 19, 7:15 pm: An Clachan Complex - A
tenant called the ERC to report her bicycle was stolen from the racks outside
building 1 sometime that morning. The bicycle was chained up to the
racks however it was cut by the perpetrator and left behind. It is a blue
men's Rally bike and the owner indicated a report would also be filed with
Kingston City Police.
May 18, 11:55 am: An Clachan Complex - A
tenant reported his bicycle was stolen from the bike racks outside building
1. It is a dark blue 18 speed Sport Tek "Ridge Runner" - a
report was also filed with Kingston City Police.
May 16, 5:55 pm: Stirling Hall
-A caller reported it appeared someone tried to steal his bike
within the previous 10 hours. The bicycle was not taken in the
attempt, but its lock was damaged enough that he couldn't get it
unlocked. Security attended and assisted in removing the lock after
May 14, 00:00 am: Campus - While
on mobile patrol of campus, Security staff observed a male individual
carrying what appeared to be bolt cutters approaching a bike rack outside
Goodes Hall. As he bent down beside one bicycle in the rack, Security
drove up and the man quickly turned around and walked Northward off University
property. After rounding the block, staff regained sight of the suspect
who was not carrying the bolt cutters anymore but did appear to be walking
strangely - as though he may have placed the instrument down his pant leg.
Kingston City Police were contacted and
Security followed the individual through the Student Housing Area as he acted
aggressively and at one point was observed punching a tree. By the time
Officers met up with Security, the suspect had entered a nearby restaurant /
bar and did not have the tool in his possession when apprehended by Police
The suspect is in his mid 40s,
approximately 5'10" tall and 150 lbs with a tanned complexion, short dark
brown curly hair and has a number of tattoos.
May 13, 11:25 am:
Botterell Hall - A caller reported a bicycle was stolen the
previous day between 8:30 am and 4:00 pm from where it had been secured to the
bike racks. It is a dark red Norco hybrid bicycle with a bike rack on the
back, a "cat eye" odometer holster and a wide reflector strip on the
back of the seat. Its serial# is SF10816399.
May 12, 7:15 pm:
Botterell Hall - The building's library Commissionaire contacted
the ERC to report a student had her bike stolen from the racks
outside. It is a silver KHS Mountain Bike with black & red
May 11, 10:45 am: Botterell Hall
- The ERC was informed a bicycle was stolen sometime yesterday
while secured with a Kryptonite cable lock to the bike racks outside. It is a
green women's frame "Specialized Expedition" Mountain Bike.
May 9, 5:20 pm: Botterell Hall
- A caller reported his blue 18-speed Mountain Bike was
stolen from outside the building between 3:00 and 5:00 pm that day.
May 9, 8:00 am: Beamish Monroe / ILC - A
student emailed Campus Security to report his bike was stolen from the racks
outside the ILC sometime between 1pm and 5:30 pm on May 5th. It is a
black 21-speed Norco Mountaineer (serial# 03F0003214) w. a rear mud flap, a speedometer, a water
bottle holder, a mount for the bike lock, and had smooth slick tires.
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.
FROM A VEHICLE:
May 28, 11:10 am: Campus - A
staff member reported she parked her vehicle and left a window open less than
an inch, and returned 45 minutes later to discover the window had been forced
down and the door unlocked. She noticed her brown & beige purse and other
personal effects were stolen from inside.
May 13, 2:05 pm: Jean
Royce Hall - The ERC received a report of a vehicle that had its
passenger side window smashed out. The Security Supervisor was informed
and met with the owner who stated nothing appeared missing except some change
kept in the ashtray. Kingston City Police were also informed.
May 4, 12:00 pm: Campus
- A staff member contacted Campus Security to report her vehicle
and one beside it had their windows shattered. The other owner was
located and both initially reported nothing had been stolen from inside.
However after further questioning they realized a purse was missing from one
vehicle and a pair of binoculars missing from the other. Security
searched the surrounding area and located the items intact in some nearby
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.
/ THEFT (QUEEN'S PROPERTY):
May 28, 10:20 am: Residences
- Staff reported someone broke into an office between 8am and
10am that morning and stole 4 water jugs. Security contacted Kingston
City Police and contacted Custodial Services to attend for clean up of the
May 8, 9:55 am: Campus
- A staff member reported two offices were forcibly accessed during
the latter part of the weekend (previous 48 hours). There was nothing of
value in either room and no items appeared missing. Later it was
reported an exterior door appeared to have pry marks and it was advised that
Physical Plant Services add security devices to all the affected areas.
May 4, 1:00 pm: Campus
- KGH Security reported a computer was reported missing from a house used by
both KGH and Queen's staff near main campus. It is an Acer Inspiron
laptop computer - serial# LXA5500510051207EF4EM00 .
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.
/ THEFT (RESIDENCES / STUDENT HOUSING):
May 26, 6:20 pm: Student Housing Area -
A student reported he'd recently entered his house and dropped a backpack by
the unlocked front door and returned 10 minutes later to discover it had been
stolen. A report was also filed with Kingston City Police.
May 2, 2:25 am: Student Housing Area - An
off-duty Student Patrol contacted the ERC to report a female had just crawled
through the open window of a room in his house. When questioned, she told him
she thought the house was unoccupied and left. Security staff were
informed of the incident and the caller transferred to Kingston City Police.
About a half hour later the same caller phoned
back to report he and another Off-Duty Security staff person had checked the
surrounding area and spotted the same woman attempting to access another
house. They contacted Kingston City Police who attended and placed her
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).
UNDER $5000 (PERSONAL PROPERTY):
May 22, 5:35 pm: JDUC - The
ERC was informed a man walked into an AMS office where a student was working,
grabbed a wallet out of their purse and fled the scene. Security
met with the student and searched the surrounding area but was unable to
locate the thief. Kingston City Police were also notified of the
The suspect was only briefly described as
having worn a white w. red ball cap, a black zip up wind breaker style jacket,
and blue jeans.
May 16, 4:50 am:
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.
May 13, 8:53 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.
May 6, 12:25 pm: An Clachan Complex - The ERC was informed of
an active fire alarm in the complex and informed KFD & Security to
attend. Soon after arriving, they determined a water leak in one of the
apartments that affected a detector on the floor below. That same detector
caused a second fire alarm activation less than a half hour later, and after
confirming it was a false alarm the detector was taken offline until repairs
could be made.
May 5, 12:05 pm: Jeffrey Hall - A staff member reported
someone lit a small fire on a photo board in the building. The Security
Supervisor was informed and attended, confirming some of the photos were
burned and there were scorch marks on the board and its wooden frame.
The EH&S Fire Safety Coordinator was also informed of the incident.
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PERSONS / ACTIVITY:
May 1, 2:15 am: Campus - While
on mobile patrol of main campus, Security staff observed four male students
carrying what appeared to be furniture from a Queen's Residence. When
approached the students reported finding the furniture - a love seat, two end
tables and an office chair - sitting beside a dumpster next to Victoria
Hall. Most of the furniture appeared to be in good condition, and the
building's desk clerk could not confirm whether it had been thrown out or not,
so the students were asked to carry the furniture to the Victoria Hall front
May 1, 2:30 am: Campus - While
on mobile patrol of main campus, Security staff observed three males - one
previously known by Campus Security and carrying a backpack - walking on the
East side of Victoria Hall. Due to the late hour, Security approached
the group but were noticed and the individuals fled. Security pursued
and eventually detained the three males, although the backpack seen earlier
was not in their possession. A Student Patrol checked the surrounding
area and found it in some bushes nearby.
Kingston City Police had been contacted to
attend and arrived soon afterwards - an Officer then checked the backpack and
found a pair of bolt cutters inside. All three were issued Notices of
Prohibition, banning them from University Property, and the individual who had
the backpack was taken into custody by Police.
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.