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Business break, enter and theft

Belleville, Ontario – On November 5th 2018 at 09:29 a.m. police responded to a reported break, enter and theft call at a business in the north end of the city.  An investigation revealed that a fence surrounding the perimeter of the property had been cut.  Unknown suspect(s) then made entry into the location and stole several parts from motor vehicles parked on the lot at the location.  The matter continues to be investigated.  Anyone with information on this is asked to please contact Cst. Josh Woodcock #179 at (613) 966-0882 ext. 4179 or by e-mail at: jwoodcock@police.belleville.on.ca or by calling Quinte Crimestoppers at: 1-800-222-8477.

 

Residential break, enter and theft

Belleville, Ontario – On November 5th 2018 at 2:38 p.m. police attended to a residential break in to a home on the west side of the city.  Homeowners returned to their property on Monday afternoon.  They soon realized that their home had been broken into sometime between Saturday and Monday afternoon.  Although there was no indication of forced entry, police did report that an undisclosed amount of alcohol was stolen.  The investigation is continuing, and police are asking anyone who may have information about this to please contact investigating officer Acting Sergeant Hans Verbeek #134 at (613) 966-882 ext. 4134 or by e-mail at: hverbeek@police.belleville.on.ca or by calling Quinte Crimestoppers at: 1-800-222-8477.

 

Traffic enforcement

Belleville, Ontario – On November 5th 2018 at 2:51 p.m. members of the Traffic Safety Unit stopped a motor vehicle on Casey Road for the initial offence of speeding.  The driver, a 17-year old, who cannot be named under provisions of the Youth Criminal Justice Act, was driving double the speed limit – clocked at 120 km/hr in a 60 km/hr zone.  This constituted the offence of “stunt driving.”  The driver was also charged with “driving while suspended.”  The youth had his driver’s licence confiscated on-the-spot for 7 days and his vehicle impounded for the same length of time. If convicted, the driver faces a fine starting at $2,000.00 and up to $10,000.00.  He was released from custody with a summons to appear in Provincial Offences Court at a later date.

 

Shoplifter arrested

Belleville, Ontario – On November 5th 2018 at 3:39 p.m. police responded to a call of a male caught stealing a quantity of merchandise from a business in the west end of the city.  Police report the man was somewhat confrontational while initially being detained by staff at the store.  Police arrested 35-year old city man Terry Gray, charging him with “theft – under five thousand dollars.”  He was released from custody on an appearance notice with a court date later this month at the Ontario Court of Justice.

 

Family dispute arrest

Belleville, Ontario – On November 5th 2018 at 9:52 p.m. police responded to a family dispute in the north end of the city.  An investigation resulted in a 13-year old youth being arrested for breaching the peace.  This person was taken to the Belleville Police Service and held until such time that the breaching of the peace was no longer a threat.  The child was released to a family member later in the morning without further incident.  There was no property damage or injury(s) reported.