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07 May 2018Warning - this news article expired on 2018-06-08. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable

Motor Vehicle Collisions

Belleville, Ontario – On May 6th, 2018, police responded to four accidents. Two of the accidents were minor in nature.

 

At 3:09 p.m. officers attended on College Street East at North Front Street in relation to a two-car accident. One driver was charged with “left turn – fail to afford reasonable opportunity to avoid a collision”. The other driver was charged with driving with an expired valtag sticker. There were no injuries.

 

At 8:43 p.m. officers attended on Blessington Road as a car had entered the ditch. The investigation revealed that the driver had swerved to avoid striking an animal. The car was towed from the ditch. There were no reported injuries. There were no charges.

 

 

Bail Violations

Belleville, Ontario – On May 6th, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. police attended on Cedar Street as a woman was reported trying to break into a home. The woman was located nearby and arrested for breaching conditions of her bail release. Her conditions included not being at the house she was at, and not to communicate with the male who resided there. The 28-year-old Belleville woman was charged two counts of breach of recognizance and held for a bail hearing on May 7th, 2018.

 

 

Stunt Driving

Belleville, Ontario – On May 6th, 2018, at 7:20 p.m. an off-duty Belleville City police officer witnessed two cars racing on Dundas Street West at Avondale Road. The driving actions were captured on his dash cam. One of the vehicles was stopped at a red light when the officer identified himself. The driver agreed to meet the officer at the station. The 21-year-old Belleville man was charged with stunt driving and will appear in court on June 4th, 2018. His driver’s licence was suspended for seven days, and his vehicle was impounded for seven days. The investigation is continuing with regards to the second vehicle.

 

 

Arrested on warrants

Belleville, Ontario – On May 6th, 2018, at 10:00 p.m. a 33-year-old Belleville man was arrested by the Centre Hastings OPP on the strength of two warrants held by the Belleville Police Service. The male was turned over to officers in Belleville on charges of uttering deaths threats, forcible confinement, obstructing police, and two counts of failing to comply with a probation order. The charges stem from an incident in September of 2017. He was held for a bail hearing on May 7th, 2018.