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03 September 2018Warning - this news article expired on 2018-10-04. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable

Break, enter and theft

Belleville, Ont – On September 2nd 2018 at 10:06 a.m. police responded to a home in the north-west area of the city for a reported break, enter and theft of property.  Locks were removed from two outdoor sheds on the property.  A large sum of tools and fishing equipment was reported stolen.  Anyone with information on this is asked to contact investigating officer Cst. Ryan Laycoe #181 at: (613) 966-0882 ext. 4181 or by e-mail at: rlaycoe@police.belleville.on.ca or Quinte Crimestoppers at: 1-800-222-8477.

 

Bed and breakfast theft

Belleville, Ont – On September 2nd 2018 at 12:59 p.m. police were called to an old east-end bed and breakfast to investigate the theft of a wallet from a vacationer from Quebec.  The victim of this theft had left the location to attend Sandbanks Provincial Park and realized her wallet was missing from her purse. She attended back to the location and police were contacted.  An investigation into this theft is continuing.  Anyone with information about this matter is asked to please contact investigating officer Cst. David Johnson #141 at: (613) 966-0882 ext. 4141 or by e-mail at: djohnson@police.belleville.on.ca or Quinte Crimestoppers at: 1-800-222-8477.

 

Motor vehicle collision

Belleville, Ont – On September 2nd 2018 at 2:26 p.m. police responded to the Bell Blvd area for a report of a two-car collision.  There were no reported injuries, but one driver, a 34-year old female was charged under the Highway Traffic Act with “change lane not in safety.”

 

Breach of the peace

Belleville, Ont – On September 2nd 2018 at 6:08 p.m. police attended to the Front Street area for a report of a disturbance.  An investigation resulted in police noting property damage to a residential unit within a building.  There were no reported injuries, but a 51-year old female resident was arrested and taken into custody for breaching the peace.  She was later released without charge once the threat of breaching the peace was over with.  It was also noted that the damaged property belonged to her.

 

Homelessness

Belleville, Ont – Police created a makeshift night lobby for two people claiming they had no place to sleep over night from September 2nd to September 3rd.  A Deaf female from the Greater Toronto Area arrived to the city on a bus expecting to be picked up by a friend. The friend did not show for the arrival.  Arrangements were made later in the morning and a local shelter assisted in helping this female. A city male also arrived after normal business hours claiming he had no place to go.  He asked, and was granted permission to stay in the lobby to avoid the outside humidity and insects for the night.  For different business reasons, the after-hours Emergency Support of the Homeless Services Branch was unable to assist.

 

Attempt break and enter

Belleville, Ont – Police attended to an alarm at a business on Mineral Road at 12:22 a.m. this morning.  An investigation revealed that unknown person(s) attempted to pry open the rear door of the business, setting off both the rear door and rear glass break detection alarms. The investigation found that there were fresh pry marks on the door.  The business was also the victim of an attempt break-in on Canada Day.  No entry to the building was gained.  An investigation is continuing, and police are asking anyone with information regarding this matter to please contact investigating officer Cst. Matt Sweet #169 at: (613) 966-0882 ext. 4169 or by e-mail at: msweet@police.belleville.on.ca or Quinte Crimestoppers at: 1-800-222-8477.

 

Police investigate stabbing

Belleville, Ont – On September 3rd 2018 at 2:31 a.m. police responded to a stabbing which occurred in the west end of the city.  A man was stabbed and covered in blood.  EMS attended to the scene and transported the victim to hospital.  He suffered multiple stab wounds.  Police are on the hunt for a male suspect.  The Forensic Identification Section was called in to assist in gathering evidence.  An investigation is continuing.  Anyone with any information on this occurrence is asked to please contact investigating officer Cst. Matt Sweet at: (613) 966-0882 ext. 4169 or by e-mail at: msweet@police.belleville.on.ca or by calling Quinte Crimestoppers at: 1-800-222-8477.  

 

Other calls for assistance

Belleville, Ont – Police attended to numerous other disturbance calls, 911 hang-ups, traffic complaints, unwanted persons, alarms, and calls about suspicious persons.  All were cleared as solved without further arrests or charges.