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06 Aug. 2019Warning - this news article expired on 2019-09-06. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable

The Belleville Police Service responded to 49 calls between August 5th 2018 at 5:00 a.m. and August 6th 2018 at 5:00 a.m.

 

Theft of motorcycle

Belleville, ONT – On August 5th 2019 at 3:19 p.m. police were called to a Yeomans Street location for a report of a break and entry into a garage.  Investigation revealed a blue and white Suzuki 600 was stolen sometime between August 4th and the afternoon of August 5th.  The Ontario licence plate on the motorcycle reads “SRYMA.”  Members of the Scenes of Crime Unit are assisting in this matter.  Police are asking anyone with information about this theft to please contact investigating officer Cst. Zach DeSousa #184 at (613) 966-0882 ext. 4184 or by e-mail at: zdesousa@police.belleville.on.ca or by calling Quinte Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

 

Theft of gasoline

Belleville, ONT – On August 5th 2019 at 5:59 p.m. police responded to a gas station on the south-west side of the city.  A vehicle, described as a mini red Cooper, was last seen driving westbound on Dundas Street West.  It was driven by a female who left without paying for a sum of gasoline.  Police have video and a partial licence plate to continue the investigation.  Anyone who may have information about this is asked to please contact investigating officer Cst. Devan Aris #196 at (613) 966-0882 ext. 4196 or by e-mail at: daris@police.belleville.on.ca or by contacting Quinte Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

 

Arrested on warrants

Belleville, ONT – On August 5th 2019 at 3:15 p.m. police, along with Belleville Fire and EMS were called to the Moira River just south of the Cannifton Road train bridge for a male behaving strangely in the water.  He was observed to exit the water and was located a short distance away near a residence on Johnson Street.  Further investigation revealed the man to be wanted by city police on several outstanding charges.  He was taken into custody and then transported to Belleville Hospital for medical treatment.  36-year old John Lawrence James Willis, of no fixed

 

address,  has been held for a bail hearing on charges stemming from earlier this year including carrying a concealed weapon, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose (2 counts), possession of a scheduled substance (methamphetamine), and failing to comply with probation orders (3 counts).    

 

Suspended driver

Belleville, ONT – On August 5th 2019 at 4:40 p.m. an officer on general patrol engaged in a vehicle stop on Bell Boulevard.  An investigation revealed the female driver to be driving with a suspended licence.  The 33-year old woman was given a September date in traffic court to answer the charge.

 

Domestic assault investigation

Belleville, ONT – On August 5th 2019 at 8:29 p.m. police were called to a residence on the city’s west side for a report of a domestic disturbance involving possible injury.  An investigation revealed a man and a woman became involved in a physical confrontation inside the home.  Minor injuries were suffered by both, with the female requiring transport by EMS to Belleville Hospital for further treatment.  Alcohol played a major factor in this matter.  Two children present inside the home during this situation were not harmed.  The investigation is continuing with the assistance of the Forensic Identification Section.

 

Fire

Belleville, ONT – On August 5th 2019 at 10:58 p.m. police responded to a dumpster fire at a business location in the Bell Boulevard and North Front Street area.  The container fire billowed lots of flame and smoke, but the Belleville Fire Department had it under control quickly and safely.  Fire scene investigators do not believe the fire to be suspicious, as it was contained to one solid structure, with damage only to refuse and debris inside.  There was no injury or loss of life. Anyone who may have information about this is asked to please contact investigating officer Cst. Devan Aris #196 at (613) 966-0882 ext. 4196 or by e-mail at: daris@police.belleville.on.ca

 

Liquor arrest

Belleville, ONT – On August 6th 2019 at 1:13 a.m. police responded to a disturbance on Pine Street. Upon arrival, a local man was being verbally abusive to others in the immediate area.  He was arrested and charged for being intoxicated in a public place.  The 38-year old man was taken into custody and lodged to a police holding cell to await a sober release later in the morning. 

 

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