A 41-year-old local man is under arrest after he attempted to discard crystal methamphetamine under the cruiser of a responding Kingston Police officer who was concerned for his well-being when he fell off his bicycle.
At approximately 10:00 p.m. on August 17, 2016, a uniform patrol officer was driving in the area of Nelson Street and Concession Street when he observed the accused fall off his bicycle onto the sidewalk.
The officer stopped to check on the welfare of the cyclist. While doing the accused was observed reaching into his pocket, pulling something out and throwing it under the police cruiser.
The officer exited the vehicle and discovered a small plastic bag under the car, and a second at the feet of the accused. Both bags appeared to have crystal methamphetamine in them.
The bags were seized and the officer arrested the man for possession of a controlled substance. He was transported to police headquarters and lodged in cells to attend a bail hearing. He is additionally charged with one count of break of an Officer-in-Charge (OIC) undertaking and two counts of breach of probation.