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11 May 2017 - Breach of ReconizanceWarning - this news article expired on 2017-06-11. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable


Belleville, Ontario – On Wednesday May 10th  2017, as part of an ongoing investigation members of the Belleville Police Service Intel/Street Crime Unit, the Provincial Biker Enforcement Unit and Belleville Police Service Uniform Division conducted a vehicle stop in the east end of Belleville. A lone male Blair Crawford of Frankford, Ontario was arrested and charged with four counts of Breach of Recognizance.

Crawford is being held for a Show Cause Hearing on Thursday May 11th 2017. 

Belleville, Ontario – On Thursday May 11th 2017 shortly after 1:00 A.M. police responded to the west end with regards to a report of a male who violated the terms of his recognizance by leaving his residence. The male was arrested a short time later by police in the area of Emily St. and Byron Ave. A searched of the male produced an amount of marijuana. 33 year old Belleville resident Michael Istead is being held for a Show Cause hearing on two charges of breaching his recognizance and one count of possession of a controlled substance.


Belleville, Ontario – On Wednesday May 10th 2017 at approximately 3:30 P.M. police received a call with regards to a shoplifter from a North Front St. business who, when confronted by staff, made threatening remarks towards them. The male was last seen running towards East Riverside Park. Police located the male a short time later in the park. When confronted by police the male jumped into the Moira river in an attempt to evade them. He was plucked from the river by police after floating a short distance downstream and arrested. 30 year old Kingston resident William Bryant is being held in custody for a show cause hearing on charges of robbery, breach of his undertaking, possession of weapons dangerous and possession of a prohibited weapon with regards to a canister of pepper spray that was found in his possession. There were no injuries as a result of the incident.


Belleville, Ontario – On Thursday May 11th 2017 at approximately 3:40 A.M. while on patrol in the east end of Belleville, officers on patrol observed two suspicious males who, when noticing police, ran through neighborhood yards and into a wooded area. Officers searching the area located a male hiding in a car that again fled into adjacent yards. Police contacted the registered owner to find that the vehicle had been stolen from a Deseronto address and that it was not noticed missing by the owner until police contacted him. The registered owner attended to recover the vehicle. The investigation is still under investigation. Anyone with information with regards to this incident are encouraged to call Constable Woodcock of The Belleville Police Service at 613-966-0882 ext, 4179.