Robbery Suspect Arrested

Detectives with Kingston Police have tracked down their suspect in the robbery at the Kingston Community Credit Union in downtown Kingston on Tuesday morning.

Police arrested a 53 year old man around 11:30 yesterday morning.

He appears in court today for a bail hearing facing one charge of robbery and one charge of failing to comply with probation orders.

Voyeur Sentenced

The Kingston man charged with voyeurism after a woman complained to police about their love making being videotaped without her knowledge has been sentenced.

33 year old Benoit Vanasse pleaded guilty to one count of voyeurism on Wednesday.

He received a six month sentence that includes four months of house arrest as well as 18 months of probation.

Kal Tire Fraud

A 36 year old Kingston man has been charged with fraud after an investigation into damaged vehicles being repaired at Kal Tire and sold.

It’s called curbing – a scam where damaged are bought – not registered – repaired and then sold for a profit to someone who then sings the ownership.

Police started their investigation in November of last year after Kal Tire launched its own investigation. Former manager Andrew McMahon has been charged with buying and repairing eight vehicles at the tire shop…charging the parts to the shop and then selling the vehicles.

Stolen License Plates

A stolen license plate has been the downfall of a 27 year old Kingston man.

Police stopped a vehicle in the 200 block of Wilson Street around 4:30 yesterday afternoon and arrested the man.

He is now facing a charge of possession of stolen property….as well as charges of breach of probation and breach of conditions of an undertaking relating to other charges in Gananoque.

Ice Conditions

With the weekend coming on – the Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority is telling you to stay off the ice.

It says milder weather today along with water levels dropping could lead to weaker ice and says the temperature hasn’t been cold enough for long enough to produce ice that is thick enough to walk on in many areas of the region.

Mac’s Winner

A Froster bought at a Kingston Mac’s Milk store has done more than quench the thirst of a woman from Kingston.

Karen Gilbert won $5,000 in the Mac’s Froster Pin Number Contest.

She entered the pin number on the cup and was an instant winner of the five thousand dollars.