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01 May 2018Warning - this news article expired on 2018-06-01. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable

Indecent Acts 

Belleville – On the 30th of April shortly before 4:00 P.M. Police responded to the downtown area with regards to reports of a male exposing himself throughout the downtown core. Investigation led to the arrest of a 52 year old Belleville male who is being held for a bail hearing on the 1st of May. He is being charged with three counts of committing an indecent act.

 

Impaired Driver

Belleville – An observant city resident noticed an erratic driver at approximately 8:00 P.M. in the City’s west end. He called police and kept tabs on the vehicle until it pulled into a parking lot in the downtown area. Police arrived and arrested a 37 year old Etobicoke male for impaired driving. He was taken to The Belleville Police Service where, after being given several opportunities to provide a sample of his breath and refusing to do so, was charged with impaired driving and failing to provide a breath sample. The accused in the matter, Petar Perkovic, was released on a promise to appear with a May court date.

 

Assault

Belleville – Shortly after 10:00 P.M. police responded to a west end residence where they took a report of an assault. The caller reported that her brother attended her residence and after a brief verbal argument, he grabbed her by the throat and held her against the wall before leaving. Police could not locate the 28 year old male but are continuing to search for him in order that he be charged with the assault.  Names are being withheld to protect the identity of the victim. There were no serious injuries sustained as a result of the assault.

 

Public Intoxication

Belleville – Police made 5 public intoxication arrests and dealt with a number of other intoxicated parties throughout the past 24 hrs.

At approximately 6:30 P.M. police were called to the area of Queen St. and Bleecker Ave. where a 57 year old Belleville male was arrested for his own safety after stumbling and falling a number of times. He was released unconditionally a few hours later to a friend.

At 7:30 P.M. on the 30th of April police arrested a second city male for his own protection in the area of The Lions Park on Station St. who reportedly kept falling off his bicycle as he tried to ride it. The 38 year old was given a few hours to sober up before being released unconditionally. He and his bicycle were taken home by police after his release to ensure safe passage.

At 9:00 P.M. on the 30th of April police responded to the call of a 20 year old male who wandered into a common area of a residence intoxicated and passed out after soiling himself. The Belleville resident was arrested and held in custody to sober up before being released with a provincial ticket for public intoxication.

Shortly after 9:00 P.M. a male was taken to Quinte Health Care via ambulance for observation due to the level of his intoxication. The 70 year old resident was found passed out behind the stores downtown and police and EMS responded.

Further, at 9:45 P.M. police located an intoxicated 37year old Belleville resident on Coleman St. who was having trouble moving forward. After a brief discussion with the male he was taken to a friends that lived nearby who took responsibility for him.

Shortly after midnight, police responded to a west end apartment complex with regards to a disturbance. Reports were that a male was attempting to kick in an apartment door. Upon arrival, police located the male behind one of the units and he was arrested for public intoxication for the protection of himself and others. There was no reported damage to the door and the 42 year old Tweed resident was released on a provincial offence notice for public intoxication once he was sober.

At 2:42 A.M. on the 1st of May police were called to a Moira St. address with regards to a resident reporting that an unknown male was standing on her back porch and her husband spoke to the male who seemed to be heavily intoxicated. Shortly after arriving, police arrested a 20 year old Belleville male and transported him to cells where he stayed til morning. He was released on a provincial offence notice for public intoxication.

 

Arrest on Warrants

Belleville – At approximately 4:00 A.M. on the 1st of May while on patrol in the downtown area, a patrol officer observed a male that he believed to have outstanding arrest warrants. The warrants were confirmed and the male was arrested on the strength of those warrants which were for two counts of breach of probation. The 41 year old Belleville male is being held in custody to appear before a Justice of The Peace at a bail hearing to determine if he will be released or remain in custody to answer to the charges.