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09 February 2017 - Break and EnterWarning - this news article expired on 2017-03-10. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable

Break and Enter Investigation leads to Serious charges against Quinte West man


On Tuesday, February 7th, 2017, the Belleville Police Service entered into an investigation of a Break and Enter at a residence in the east end of Belleville. The accused, a 23 year old Quinte West man was found in the home of a female whom he had previously been involved in a domestic relationship with. While in the residence an altercation took place and the victim’s cell phone was broken. The accused then fled the residence. Police responded to the residence and the investigation was turned over to Detectives with the Criminal Investigations Division. During the course of the investigation, the victim disclosed a previous incident where the accused had assaulted her.   


On Wednesday the 8th of February, 2017, the accused was arrested at his home in Quinte West without incident. Police then executed a search warrant at the accused’s residence and recovered stolen property from two Commercial Break and Enters, one from September of 2016 and one from October 2016 that had been committed in the Belleville area. 


The accused is being held for a bail hearing on Friday the 10th of February, 2017.   


The accused has been charged with the following Criminal Code Offences;

  1. Break and Enter to Commit the Indictable Offence of Murder S. 348(1)(a)

  2. Mischief Under $5000.00 S. 430(4)

  3. Assault S. 266

  4. Weapons Dangerous S. 88

  5. Counselling to Commit the Indictable offence of 1st degree Murder S. 464(a)

  6. Break and Enter and committing the Indictable Offence of theft S. 348(1)(b)

  7. Break and Enter and committing the Indictable Offence of theft S. 348(1)(b)


The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Sergeant Ian Jarvis at 613-966-0882 Ext. 2312 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.