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13 April 2012 - Suspicious PackageWarning - this news article expired on 2012-05-13. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable

Suspicious Package Incident

Belleville, Ontario ? On 13 April 2012 at 9:45 a.m. Belleville Police Service responded to a report of a suspicious package at the Federal Building at 11 Station Street. It was reported that a powdery substance was discovered by employees opening mail.

The building was evacuated in an orderly manner by the Fire Department and the area secured.

The Ontario Provincial Police U.C.R.T  Urban Search and Rescuse Chemical Bioligical Radiological Nuclear Explosives Response Team) was deployed.  It was determined that the substance was non-toxic.

Investigation determined that the origin and presence of the powder was not of a criminal or threatening nature.