Kingston Landlord Charged with Harassing Tenant

A Kingston landlord has been charged after allegedly harassing one of his tenants.

It's alleged that on one occasion, the landlord pounded and kicked on the complainant's door, tore open a screen door, and left a profanity-filled eviction notice.
On another occasion, the building owner allegedly damaged the lock to the apartment and tore the tenant's name off the mailbox.

When the tenant called police to report both incidents, and when officers arrived Police say the landlord was agitated and belligerent, storming down a hall and kicking open a door.
The Kingston man, 57, was charged with forcible entry and harassment.

He has been released on conditions with a future court date.