A 32 year old Kingston man is charged with drug possession and resisting arrest after threatening police with a syringe.
Just before 2 a.m. today, a police sergeant on patrol noticed a man crouched down a sidewalk at Rideau and Cataraqui Streets.
Police say the man was injecting himself with a syringe.
Another officer arrived to assist and when they tried to arrest the man he held the syringe in a threatening way at them.
After a brief struggle the man was taken into custody.