Man throws rocks, plate, down on Kingston Busker’s Rendezvous audience

Kingston police charged a man with assault with a weapon for allegedly launching items at a crowd during Kingston's Busker's Rendezvous. Global Kingston

A Kingston man is facing several charges after allegedly throwing items at a crowd during the weekend’s Busker’s Rendezvous.

On Sunday evening, just before 5:30 p.m., police say people trying to watch a busker in front of City Hall saw a man on a roof of a building at the corner of Ontario and Clarence streets, throwing rocks and a large plate into the crowd.

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When police arrived, they say they caught the man trying to get into an apartment on Ontario Street.

Police chased him to a nearby parking garage where he was arrested.

When he was searched, police say they found drug paraphernalia in his pocket, including a small baggy containing a substance suspected to be crystal methamphetamine.

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The 41-year-old man was charged with assault with a weapon, causing a disturbance, unlawfully possessing drugs, mischief under $5,000 and breach recognizance.

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