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05 January 2017 - Prohibited WeaponWarning - this news article expired on 2017-02-05. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable

Prohibited Weapon


Belleville, Ontario – On January 4th, 2017, at 9:02 a.m. a Special Constable was working the metal detector at the front entrance to the courthouse at 15 Bridge Street West as part of his Court Security duties. A male had set off the metal detector and a further search revealed that this male was in possession of a set of brass knuckles – a prohibited weapon.  Brian Squires, 19 years-of-age, of Brighton, was charged with weapons dangerous to the public peace. He will appear in court on February 9th, 2017.