115 Charges Laid in University District This Long Weekend

Kingston Police laid 115 charges in the University District over the long weekend.

91 were open liquor charges, 9 for underage drinking, 7 for consuming alcohol in public, 5 for public intoxication, 2 for highway traffic violations, 1 nuisance bylaw and several noise bylaw charges.

As part of the University District Safety Initiative, offenders will not have the option to just pay a fine, but will have to attend court to be held accountable for their actions.

Police are also reminding everyone that alcohol is not permitted at Breakwater Park.

The University District Safety Initiative will be enforced until Monday September 10, at 12:00 p.m.