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05 April 2009Warning - this news article expired on 2009-05-05. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable 05 April 2009

Fight Call

On the 5th of April 2009, around 3:00am, officers on patrol observed a large fight in progress at a North end Belleville parking lot.  Officers arrested 2 males for causing a disturbance.  Both Belleville males were transported to Belleville Police Service.  They were later released with offence notices for being intoxicated in a public place.

 
Impaired Driver

At about 3:10am 5th April 2009, an officer observed a vehicle driving erratically on North Front Street.  The vehicle attempted to evade police by pulling into a driveway on a side street.  The 23 year old Hastings male caused damage to the property owner?s fence as a result of his actions.  He was arrested for impaired driving, and taken to Belleville Police Service where he provided breath samples.  He was later charged and released for impaired operation of a motor vehicle and operation over 80mgs. His court date is set for May 2009.
 
Impaired Driving

On the 05th of April 2009 shortly after noon hour Belleville Police received a call from a concerned citizen who nearly had their vehicle struck while parked in an east end plaza parking lot. The citizen provided a description of the vehicle, the driver and the passenger. Police located the vehicle and it became apparent that the passenger had become the driver. As a result of the investigation both the driver and passenger were read the roadside demand. The original passenger was issued a 12 hrs suspension.  The original driver was arrested for over 80mgs and has a court date in May.

 

Arson Investigation

On April 5th, at 5:09 p.m., Police and the Belleville Fire Department responded to a report of a structural fire at the former Corby?s Distillery site in Corbyville.  This fully involved fire was contained to a vacant building which is owned by Trenton Cold Storage. 

River Road remains closed in this area and as result there are road closure signs posted to this effect.  Area residents are encouraged to use Hwy 62 or 37 as an alternate route.

Firefighters and Police remain on the scene as the Fire Marshall?s Office has been contacted.