Belleville Police Service responded to 50 calls for service from the 1st of December 2019 at 5:00 am to the 2nd of December 2019 at 5:00 am

Domestic assault and theft of vehicle

Belleville, ON – On the 1st of December at 9:20 am, police attended an apartment located in the center of the city for the report of a domestic assault and the theft of a motor vehicle. The motor vehicle was later recovered after it was involved in a fail to remain accident on Bridge St. W. Police are in the process of obtaining an arrest warrant for a 38-year-old Belleville male for charges including spousal assault, theft and two counts of breach of recognizance. His identity is being withheld to protect the identity of the victim. There was a minor injury reported in relation to the accident that did not require medical attention. The accident is still under investigation at this time and charges are pending with relation to it as well.

Assault and mischief

Belleville, ON – On the 1st of December at 9:00 pm, police attended an east end residence with regards to a report of an assault. The caller alleged to have been struck in the head with a jar. Investigation resulted in a 37-year-old male being arrested for assault with a weapon and mischief. The victim sustained a minor cut to her head and bruising that did not require medical attention. The male is being held for a bail hearing on the 2nd of December at 1:00 pm. His name is being withheld to protect the identity of the victim.

Barricaded person and breach of probation

Belleville, ON – On the 1st of December at 10:30 pm, Belleville Police were called to a disturbance at an east end residence involving a male who was wanted for charges of breaching his probation and theft. Upon police arrival, a female left the residence. The male refused to turn himself over, barricading himself inside. Due to information of a possible firearm being in his possession, uniform members took up containment and began a dialogue with the male while members of the police emergency response and crisis negotiation teams were called in. After approximately two and a half hours, during which time the male presented himself on a number of occasions, police were able to successfully affect an arrest with the use of a taser. No injuries were sustained during the standoff. At the time of this release no firearm has been recovered and the 25-year-old Belleville male is being held in custody to be brought before a Justice of the Peace on the 2nd of December at 1:00 pm. Charges include theft, six counts of breach of probation, breach of undertaking and possession of a controlled substance that was located subsequent to arrest.