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02 August 2018Warning - this news article expired on 2018-09-02. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable

Motor vehicle collisions

Belleville, Ontario – Police responded to five motor vehicle collisions within the preceding 24-hour period.  Three were reported to the collision reporting centre for insurance and minor damage purposes only.  A fourth was settled amongst both drivers in an east-end parking lot where damage was very minor.

 

Two transported to hospital

A collision involving 2 motor vehicles was reported at 7:16 p.m. in the Bridge Street east area.  Two people, a man and a woman were transported to hospital by EMS to have their injuries treated.  After completing the investigation police arrested and charged 21-year old Noah Robert Hachey of Belleville with operating a motor vehicle with over 80 mgs of alcohol in his blood and careless driving.  He has been released on a promise-to-appear in provincial court later this month.  Witnesses have been secured and police are looking for anyone who may have witnessed this event to please contact investigating officer Cst. Erin McAdam #185 at: (613) 966-0882 ext. 4185 or by e-mail at: emcadam@police.belleville.on.ca

 

Domestic disputes

Belleville, Ontario – Police responded to 2 domestic related disputes in the previous 24-hour period.  The first occurred at 1:27 p.m. at a north-west home in the city.  An argument between a man and a woman could be heard by neighbours who called police.  An investigation resulted in both people being calmed and spoken with.  All was peaceful upon police departure and there were no reported injuries or damage.

On August 1st at 10:53 p.m. police responded to an area in the east end of the city for a reported domestic-in-progress. Officers arrived to find a man and a woman engaged in a minor altercation. After completing the investigation a 26-year old city woman was arrested for being intoxicated in a public place.  She was transported to police headquarters and lodged to a holding cell for her own protection and for the protection of others.  She was released later in the morning when sober on a provincial offence notice.

 

Theft of tools investigation

Belleville, Ontario – On August 1st 2018 at 12:14 p.m. police responded to a report of a theft of tools from an east end residence.  Further investigation resulted in the tools being recovered at a local pawn shop.  Police have suspect identification to work with, and the investigation is continuing.  Anyone who may have further information regarding this theft is asked to contact investigating officer Cst. Hans Verbeek #134 at (613) 966-0882 ext. 4134 or by e-mail at: hverbeek@police.belleville.on.ca

 

9-1-1 call/9-1-1 hang-up

Belleville, Ontario – Police responded to six 9-1-1 call/9-1-1 hang-ups within the last 24-hour period.  All locations were checked by officers and police dispatch.  All were cleared as being dialed in error or by accident.  Nobody was observed to be in any distress.

 

Other assistance

Belleville, Ontario – Police responded to numerous other calls for assistance including cases of unwanted persons, harassment calls, alarms, suspicious persons and vehicles, and traffic complaints.  All were investigated and cleared without further incident, arrests or charges.