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07 February 2018Warning - this news article expired on 2019-02-07. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable

Fraud

 

Belleville, Ont. - On February 6th at approximately 10:48 a.m. police were called to a financial institution in the north-west portion of the city for a report of a man attempting to cash a suspicious cheque.  Investigation revealed the item was stolen from a business in northern Ontario and was written out in excess of five thousand dollars.  Police also learned the man had outstanding arrest warrants from earlier offences related to fraud and failing to attend court.  63-year old Glen Gale Albert Green of Kinston Ontario was arrested and taken into custody.  Green faces two charges of fraud over five thousand dollars, failing to attend court, possession of property obtained by crime under five thousand dollars and uttering a forged document.  Green was released on a Promise-to-Appear in Belleville Provincial court next month.

 

Motor vehicle collisions

 

Belleville, Ont. – Police responded to a total of 5 motor vehicle collision reports throughout the city.  Two of these were reported for minor property damage purposes after the fact.  While there were no injuries, a two vehicle collision was reported at 6:50 p.m. in the area of Moira Street West and Marshall Road.  A white Ford truck struck the side of the complainant’s vehicle.  The suspect truck was last observed speeding off eastbound on Moira Street West.  Damage was minor and there were no injuries.  Anyone who may have witnessed this matter is asked to contact investigating officer Cst. Ryan Laycoe #181 at 613-966-0882 ext#4181.

 

Other disturbances

 

Belleville, Ont. – Police attended to four 9-1-1 hang-ups.  Three of these were deemed to have been caller error, or accidental dialing’s, while another occurred at a pay phone outside of a variety store in the east end.  A check of this location revealed the phone hanging off the holder.  The area was checked.  There were no persons found to be in distress or requiring assistance.  At 2:57 p.m. police responded to a male and female arguing in the north-west portion of the city.  Investigation determined that a man and woman had a minor verbal argument.  There was no injuries and no charges to report.  All was calm upon police departure.