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01 November 2015Warning - this news article expired on 2015-12-02. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable

Hallowe’en Safe Streets

Belleville, Ontario – “Hallowe’en Safe Streets” lived up to its name last night as trick-or-treaters enjoyed a quiet, uneventful evening. Volunteers blanketed the city to ensure that children remained safe. The volunteers included Loyalist College students, Community Policing volunteers, Belleville Police Service Auxiliary officers, and Quinte Amateur Radio Club members.

Arrest on warrants

Belleville, Ontario – On October 31st, 2015, at 6:15 p.m. police attended at a West Moira Street residence as a male was reporting a stolen cheque.  It was revealed that there was a warrant for this male’s arrest. A 23-year old Belleville man was arrested and held for a bail hearing on November 1st, 2015. The charge was for Domestic Assault.

Bail Violations

Belleville, Ontario – On November 1st, 2015, at 2:00 a.m. officers responded to a disturbance call on North Front Street. A check on one of the combatants revealed that he had been released on a recognizance with a condition “not to consume alcohol”. The 22-year old Shannonville man was charged with breach of recognizance and released with a courtdate of December 10th, 2015.

Intoxicated person(s)

Belleville, Ontario – On October 31st, 2015, at 7:00 p.m. police attended on Yeomans Street in relation to an intoxicated male. A male was transported to BGH by EMS with head injuries from a fight. The 35-year old Belleville man continued to be unruly at the hospital and was eventually arrested for public intoxication.  He was lodged in the cells and charged under the Liquor Licence Act.

On November 1st, 2015, at 1:15 a.m. police responded to a disturbance on North Front Street. A 21-year old Belleville man was arrested for his own protection under the Liquor Licence Act. He was charged with being intoxicated in a public place.

R.I.D.E. Program

Belleville, Ontario – On October 31st, 2015, at 10:00 p.m. a RIDE Team set up at multiple locations throughout the City.  395 cars were checked. One motorist was charged with driving under suspension, wrong plates, and no insurance.  He will appear in Traffic Court later this month. Another motorist was issued a 3-day licence suspension. In addition, this driver was also charged with “Novice driver – blood alcohol level above zero”. His car was towed from the scene.