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The Belleville Police Service responded to 82 calls between August 31st 2019 at 5:00 a.m. and September 1st 2019 at 5:00 a.m.

Arrest made in Arson

Belleville ON- On 31 August 2019 at 11:15am, Belleville Police responded to Front Street regarding a fire. As police checked the scene, it was clear that the fire had been deliberately set, and the suspect had fled out of a window. The female was quickly located by police. A 39 year-old Belleville female was arrested for arson. Police are continuing to investigate the incident and are asking anyone with information to contact Detective Ian Jarvis at 613-966-0882 ext 2312, or ijarvis@police.belleville.on.ca . The name of the female is being withheld at this time as the incident is still under investigation.

Arrests on warrants

Belleville, ON- On August 31st 2019 at 2:25pm, Belleville Police received a call regarding a suspicious male in the downtown core. Police located the male who was known to have an outstanding warrant for breaching his probation. The 32 year-old Belleville resident was arrested and held for a bail hearing.

Belleville ON-On September 1, 2019 at 3am, Belleville Police located a male in the west end of the city who was currently wanted on an outstanding warrant.  A search of the male upon his arrest resulted in the discovery of a quantity of crystal methamphetamine and crack cocaine.  The 37 year-old Belleville resident was charged with possession of the drugs breaching his recognizance and was held for a bail hearing.

Police continue to deal with non-emergency 911 calls

Belleville ON- Belleville Police continue to deal with a large volume of non-emergency or pocket dial 911 calls. On 31 August, Belleville Police received 16 non-emergency 911 calls, the majority of which were pocket dials. Police are asking people to be cognizant of emergency calls made on their cell phones as the lines are required to remain open for e