Campus Security and Emergency Services @ Queen's University

QueensU Home      Campus Security
Campus Security :  613 - 533 - 6733  |  FAX : 613 - 533 - 6198  |  Emergencies Only : 613 - 533 - 6111

Incidents of Interest
 

Subscribe to Security Alert EmailsFollow Campus Security on TwitterVisit & Like us on Facebook

Most Recent Updates

 

May 30, Biosciences Complex - A caller reported that their white, with purple writing, Nakamura Royale 9.4 bicycle (serial number EA131105386) was stolen from where it had been secured with a cable lock.The caller was advised to also file a report with Kingston Police.

May 20, Robert Sutherland Hall - The ERC was informed that a silver Trek Hybrid bicycle, with black fenders and a silver Axiom bag carrier (serial number: WTU022CL834F5), was stolen from where it had been locked to a bike rack. A report was also filed with Kingston City Police.

May 20, Queen's Centre - An individual informed Campus Security that his bicycle was stolen from the north side of the Queen's Centre sometime between 7 and 8:30 am while secured to the bike racks with a large cable lock. A report was also filed with Kingston City Police.

May 15, Humphrey Hall - A student reported that their blue with yellow Challenger brand bicycle was stolen while secured with a chain lock to a post.

May 12, Queen's Centre - The ERC was informed that a red & white mountain bike was stolen from the west side racks of the Queen's Centre. A report was also filed with Kingston City Police.


May 18, Goodes Hall: 5:25 pm - Campus Security was informed by a caller that a mother duck and her ducklings were discovered on a fourth floor patio at Goodes Hall, with no safe way for the ducklings to get to the ground safely. Sandy Pines Wildlife Centre was contacted and, unable to have a volunteer attend until the next day, suggested that someone could remove the ducklings in a box or cat carrier and the mother duck would follow.

Security staff attended and carefully boxed the ducklings, then took them to the front lawn of the building to wait for the mother to make her own way down. They carried the ducklings to the nearby waterfront - accompanied by the mother duck - where they were released from the box. The family entered the water and were last seen swimming east. 


April 13 - Campus Security staff pursued and investigated bicycle thieves engaged in thefts from bike racks on both main and west campus. In cooperation with Kingston City Police, two individuals were arrested.


April, Main Campus buildings - Campus Security investigated a number of incidents that involved toilets being destroyed in various main campus buildings.  Immediately following one incident, Security staff acted on a noted pattern from previous instances and were able to identify and apprehend the individual reponsible.


February 22, Student Housing Area: 2:17 am - While on mobile patrol, Security staff observed a small fire on a barrel near a wooden garage.  They stopped and attended to the barrel, which had construction materials inside and hanging out of it, arranging for KFD to be notified while they doused the flames with snow. They remained at the scene until KFD arrived and ensured there there were no more embers or hot spots remaining.


February 12, Residences - A desk clerk requested Security attend to a room near their desk where a male individual has been jumping on his desk and yelling for about a half hour. Security Supervisors attended and soon  reported back that the individual was simply engaged in "Dynamic Meditation", which involves screaming and other various exercises.  He was asked to seek out a different location for that activity in the futrure and ensure others in the area are aware of what he will be doing.


December 18, Stauffer Library: 4:31 pm - The ERC was informed that a student's iPad was stolen from near where they were sitting.  It is a 16 gig iPad with a blue and black case.

December 15, Stauffer Library: 4:20 pm - A student reported that his Samsung Galaxy was stolen from the second floor of the library. The phone has a red front and a black case.

December 15, Stauffer Library: 3:07 pm - A student reported that his silver MacBook was stolen from near where he was sitting on the 4th floor, but perptrator was not heard as the student was wearing headphones at the time of the theft. Owner reports that a distinguishing feature on the MacBook is a large brown mark on the bottom.

December 15, Stauffer Library: 3:13 pm - A student reported that her purse was stolen from the 4th floor while left unattended for a short period of time.  An individual sitting nearby briefly described a suspect as being a tall, student age male who was wearing grey sweatpants and Timberland boots.

December 12, Stauffer Library: 00:41 am - The ERC was informed that a student's slver 13" Mac Book Pro was just stolen from Stauffer library while left briefly unattended. Security attended to search the building but no suspect was located.

December 9, Stauffer Library: 03:56 am - A student reported that her laptop computer was stolen while left briefly unattended. It is a MacBook Pro with a turquoise colour hardshell cover. [Individuals possibly involved in this theft were the subject of an Alert issued the same day.


December 7, Campus - The ERC was informed that a bicycle was stolen while it was secured to a bike rack. It is a silver one speed bicycle with white handlebars and suspension.


November 26, Campus Dining Hall - A student reported that her blue backpack, containing a MacBook Air and other personal items, was stolen while accidentally left unattended for a short time.


November 26,  An Clachan Complex - A tenant reported hearing a noise at about midnight the previous evening, and the next morning realized that someone had entered his apartment through an unlocked window and stole an iPad and a laptop computer.


November 23, An Clachan Complex - A tenant of the housing complex contacted the ERC to report a group of people were practicing archery just outside the building. The Security Supervisor attended and spoke with the group who agreed to discontinue the activity as well as to store the boew and arrows at a non-university property.


November 12, Off Campus - A Student residing near main campus called the ERC to report hearing loud noises coming from the fire escape outside her room, sounding like someone may be walking up the stairs.

Security Suervisors attended and checked the area.  No people were found, but while clearing the scene, a very large raccoon was observed decending the fire escape of the house next door.


November 11, Campus - The ERC was informed that a grey with black Raleigh bicycle was stolen from the bicycle racks outside of Kingston Hall.

November 10, Campus - A student reported that his red, white and blue colour bicycle was stolen while secured with a chain lock, later found cut and left behind.

November 9, Off Campus - A student reported his bike was stolen from outside his apartment. It is a 26" bike frame with a "krankd" sticker on it.


November 9, Residences - While on mobile patrol, a Security Supervisor was flaggd down by some students who reported an unknown male had entered their Residences building. The suspect was nearby and detained by Security, who were subsequently informed by a student that the man had entered several unlocked rooms in the Residence, including one where he was discovered holding a backpack with the two room occupants' laptop computers inside.

Kingston Police attended and placed the man under arrest for unlawful entry into dwelling and theft under $5000. He was also issued a Notice of Prohibition, banning him from university property.


Last Updates  

November 7, Campus - The ERC was informed that a bicycle had been stolen from where it had been secured to a bike rack.  The caller reported that a U-Lock, used to secure the front wheel to the racks, had been cut but it and the wheel were left behind. It is a silver "2009 Specialized Rock Hopper" bicycle.

November 5, West Campus - A student contacted Campus Security to report that his bicycle was stolen from where he had secured it with a Kryptonite cable lock to a bike rack. It is a black and orange GT Karakoram 2.0 with white lettering - serial number SMNG1284760 . 

November 4, West Campus - A bicycle was reported to have been stolen sometime over the past 24 hours from where it had been secured to a bike rack. It is a black & silver "Hard Rock" bicycle.

November 4, Campus - A student reported that their bicycle was stolen while secured to the bike racks with a U-Lock. It is a Jamis Dakar bicycle, serial number: U11K12604 . 

November 4, West Campus - The ERC was informed that a bicycle was stolen while secured to bike racks outside. It is a burgundy color "Norco 29'er" with orange clipless pedals

October 31, Campus - The ERC was informed that a student had secured their red "Norco" bicycle to a bike rack with a U-Lock through its front tire. When the student returned, the tire and U-Lock were still locked to the bike rack, but the rest of the bicycle was gone.

October 30, West Campus - A student informed Security staff that their bicycle was stolen while locked to a bike rack. It is a bronze color "Norco Pinnacle" with gripless handlebars.

October 25, Off Campus - A student reported that a bicycle was stolen off their front porch where it had been double locked. It is a gold color 21 speed CCM Torrent mountain bike with 26" wheels. Serial# is 69452669579692

October 23, An Clachan Complex - A tenant reports his green bicycle was stolen from the entrance to building 18.

October 22, Campus - The ERC was informed that bike parts were stolen off a bicycle - including the wheels, a specialized seat and the gear changer.

October 22, Campus - A caller reported that their grey, red & white "Supercycle Ascent" bicycle was stolen while secured to bike racks with a cable lock.

October 21, Residences - A student reported that his white "Supercycle" was stolen from the bike racks after its lock was cut.


November 4, Off Campus - A student reported a bicycle was stolen from outside her house after the wire lock securing it was cut. 

November 5 - This student called the ERC to update this report by stating that she had posted an ad on Kijiji about the theft, and was contacted by someone who had found it abandoned in a driveway a few blocks away.


October 25, 22:03 - Main Campus - An Emergency Blue Light Phone was activated with no response when answered by the ERC.  Security attended to find no one in need of assistance, although a large number of individuals were in the vicinity.

October 25, 23:03 - Main Campus - An Emergency was activated with no response when answered by the ERC. Security attended but did not find anyone requiring assistance. 

October 25, 23:15 - Main Campus - An Emergency Phone activation was received at the ERC, but there was no answer when prompted. The Security Suopervisor was at a priority call so a Security Practitioner was dispatched to the phone. When the Practitioner arrived, he observed a male individual "shotgunning" a beer next to the E-Phone.

October 26, 01:04 - Main Campus - An Emergency Phone was activated with no response when answered. Security attended to find no one in the vicinity.

October 26, 02:09 - Main Campus - An Emergency Phone was activated. There was no answer to the ERC's prompts, but individuals could be heard running away. Security staff attended but the area was clear upon arrival.

October 27, 01:25 - Main Campus - An Emergency phone was activated with no response. Nearest Security staff were at a priority call and could not attend, other staff on campus attended to this phone and found the area clear.


October 27, Jeffrey Hall - Campus Security was informed that a student's Microsoft Surface Tablet and Surface Tablet Keyboard had been stolen.
Black Microsoft Surface Tablet - Serial #001567231852 , Black Microsoft Surface Tablet Keyboard - Serial #014576530854


October 24, Residences - Campus Security was contacted by a student who observed a suspicious male inside a Residence bike compound. When questioned, the individual stated he was getting his own bicycle but then fled without it when he saw the student pull out their phone. The suspect was described as being a thin male around 20 years old, approximately 5'10" tall, "mismatched" teeth, short blond hair. He was wearing a red ball cap, black windbreaker jacket, jeans and white sneakers.


October 21, Campus - a caller reported there was a large white vehicle drviving slowly around campus, with two suspected male occupants wearing white masks inside who were playing "creepy music".  Security checked the area and the vehicle was located - City Police had also been notified and stopped the vehicle. The occupants were questions and determined to be celebrating Halloween by handing out candies to students on campus.


Previous Updates (arranged by type)   

October 16, Robert Sutherland Hall - A student reported that his bicycle was stolen sometime overnight from where he had locked it to the bike racks. It is a dark grey Scott Speedster Hybrid with a white seat and handlebars and black fenders.

October 14, Off Campus - The ERC was informed that a student's bicycle was stolen off their front porch while the tenants were away.  It is described as an older model blue & white Trek bicycle. October 12, MacDonald Hall - A student reported that his black Nortel Storm 9.1 bicycle with green lettering was stolen from where it had been locked to the bike racks between 11:30 am and 1:00 pm that day. October 8, Morris Hall - Campus Security was notified that a bicycle had been stolen while secured to the bike racks overnight. It is a green "Specialized" bicycle and its seat was detached when stolen. (photo) October 7, Walter Light Hall - A caller reported that his grey Hybrid bicycle was stolen while locked to the bike racks for approximately two hours. October 3, Biosciences Complex - A bicycle was reported stolen from where it had been secured to the bike racks. It is described as being light blue with white, front and back shocks, and a gel seat.


October 6, An Clachan Complex - A tenant reported encounter two unknown males siphoning gas out of his vehicle at around 6:40 am.  When confronted, the men claimed to have thought it was their grandmother's car, and then quickly left the scene..


October 3, Campus - Security staff observed occupants in a vehicle throwing eggs at people as they drove by. A description of the vehicle, including the licence plate number, was provided to Kingston Police.


October 1, 11:45 pm: Campus - The ERC was contacted by a Residence desk clerk who said that a couple of students reported seeing two males arguing with each other while "carrying a body" east-bound on Union Street near campus. Security staff attended and met up with two students who were rolling their friend home on an office chair. 


October 1, Residences - Campus Security was requested to attend to the front of a Residence where people were reportedly engaged in eating live goldfish.  The Security Supervisor was informed and attended the scene where he observed a large group disperse as he arrived.


September 27, Off Campus - The ERC was notified by a student that someone had entered his home near main campus through an unlocked door and stole his backpack and a black Sony Vaio laptop computer.


September 27, 1:30 pm: Union Street - Campus Security staff reported a vehicle had just struck some parked cars on Union Street, south of the PEC, then drove up onto the sidewalk. It continued for a short distance before coming to a stop, but students in the vicinity managed to avoid being struck.  Campus Security confirmed there were no injuries to pedestrians or to the driver and contacted Kingston City Police to attend.


September 23, ARC - A student reported that his knapsack and its contents were stolen from an unlocked locker in the ARC. It was later found - minus a wallet - in a nearby bathroom stall.


September 21, Off Campus - A student residing in a house near campus reports a MacBook Pro laptop computer was stolen from his home, likely through a nearby unlocked window.


September 21, 2:00 am: Off Campus - The ERC received a report that a female student was walking back to campus when an unknown male ran up behind her and grabbed a set of keys out of her hand, then continued to flee the scene. A report was filed with her Residence and the locks to her room were changed that night.


September 15, Off Campus - While on mobile patrol of campus and the surrounding area, Campus Security staff stopped a group of individuals seen carrying a "STOP" sign from the corner of Collingwood and Union Streets.  The sign was replaced but later in the night observed to be missing again. Both Kingston Police and City Public Works were also involved. NOTE: On September 24, 2012, a "STOP" sign was stolen from this same location which led to a collision between two vehicles.


September 15, Residences - A Don contacted Campus Security to report they had just stopped a student who was attempting to bring a motorcycle into his Residence room on the second floor.


September 11, ARC - A student reported that his iPod Touch was stolen while left briefly unattended in the ARC 'Lifting Zone'.


September 7, Residences - The ERC was informed that three unknown males were suspected of stealing two iPhones from inside unlocked and unattended Residence rooms.


September 7, Residences - A Residence Don reported a student had left their room unlocked and unattended for a brief time, and returned to discover that someone had entered and poured water onto their laptop computer. No other items were vandalised or stolen, but the laptop was inoperable.


SUSPICIOUS PERSON:

September 6, 10:10 am: Goodes Hall - Security staff patrol campus observed two suspicious males who appeared to check out the bicycles secured to racks outside Goodes Hall. When approached, the individuals were uncooperative and left the scene. A call was placed with Kingston Police to assist in ID'ing the men, and Security monitored their movements until officers arrived.

Both individuals were apprehended and issued Notices of Prohibition, banning them from university property. The two were also placed under arrest by police - one for possession of burglary tools and the other for an outstanding warrant.

September 4, 8:04 pm: Queen's Centre ARC - The Emergency Report Centre was informed that an older male was acting very aggitated in the bleachers of the ARC gym, where a student event involving a hypnotist was taking place. Security staff attended to speak with the man and assisted him in leaving the area.


MISCHIEF:

September 6, 01:57 am: Residences - While on patrol of campus, Security staff discovered that the gate had been forcibly removed from a Residence building bike compound. A number of bicycles were observed still in the compound with no obvious signs that any had been stolen (ie. cut locks on the ground). Both Res maintenance and a Physical Plant Services trades were called in to repair the damage and a PPS lock was used to secure the area for the night.

If you have had a bicycle stolen from any location on campus, please notify Campus Security and Emergency Services at 613-533-6080. Bike owners are advised to record a description of their bicycle, including its serial #, in the event it may stolen in the future.


GENERAL ASSISTANCE:

September 9, 12:11am: The Underground (formerly Alfie's Pub)- The Emergency Report Centre received a call from a student who stated that he was concerned about how long the line up was at the pub.

Security staff were informed and confirmed the line up was long, but being well monitored by AMS Constables and there did not appear to be anyone in distress.


August 2013  Incidents of Interest | Incidents of Interest Archive


Site Design and Maintenance