Many weather-related motor vehicle collisions

Belleville, Ont – On March 5th, 2019, city police attended to a total of thirteen motor vehicle collisions throughout a snowy day.  Some of these were referred to the collision reporting centre while others were reported as motor vehicles off roads and in ditches.  Tow trucks were called to assist with these.  At 12:52 p.m. police responded to Old Highway #2 where a single motor vehicle had crashed.  This investigation resulted in a 35 year-old man being charged under the Highway Traffic Act with the offence of “Careless Driving.”

At 1:41 p.m. officers responded to the Applewood Drive and Dundas Street West area for another report of a two-car collision.  This investigation resulted in a 31-year old man being charged under the Highway Traffic Act with the offence of “Careless Driving.” 

At 3:13 p.m. police attended to the Dundas Street West and Mary Street area for a report of a school bus being struck.  Luckily, all 25 children on board were uninjured.  There was no report on damage, and nobody was charged.  Weather was a contributing factor.

At 3:17 p.m. officers were again called to the area of Old Highway #2 for a report of a two-car collision.  No injuries were reported, and no charges were laid.  One involved motor vehicle was towed from this scene.

At 5:39 p.m. police attended to the area of Moira Street West and Wallbridge-Loyalist Road for a collision involving two motor vehicles.  There were no injuries reported, however police did charge a 32-year old man under the Highway Traffic Act with the offence of “Failing to Stop at a through Highway.”

 

Domestic dispute results in charges

Belleville, Ont – On March 5th, 2019, at 12:00 p.m. police attended to a residence in the west end for a domestic disturbance call.  After completing an investigation, police arrested and charged a 20 year old city man.  He was taken into custody and transported to the Belleville Police Service on charges of Domestic Assault, Uttering Death Threats, and Uttering Threats to Kill an Animal.  The man is being held for a Bail Hearing.  His name is not being released in order to protect the identity of the victim.

 

Robbery

Belleville, Ont – On March 5th, 2019, at 3:05 p.m. police were called to a robbery at a business in the north end of the city.  An investigation revealed a male suspect robbed the business owner of an undisclosed amount of cash.  The suspect was armed with a weapon during the robbery, and the victim was struck about the head area with it.  The victim suffered minor injuries and was tended to by EMS.  The suspect left the area in a black Ford F-150 pick-up truck with a full cap on the back.  The suspect male is described as 5’4’’ in height with a beard and moustache. The Forensic Identification Section is also assisting in this matter.  Anyone with information about the suspect or the truck is asked to please contact investigating officer Cst. Scott Tinsley #171 at (613) 966-0882 ext. 4171 or by e-mail at: stinsley@police.belleville.on.ca or by calling Quinte Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477