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13 July 2019Warning - this news article expired on 2019-08-16. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable

Arrested on warrant

Belleville, ONT – On July 12th 2019 at 4:41 p.m. police arrested a man on the west side of the city.  Police observed the man, 33-year old Bryan Robert Roddick, who had an arrest warrant for charges of failing to comply with a recognizance and failing to comply with probation.  He was taken into custody without incident and held for a bail hearing.


Prohibited driver

Belleville, ONT – On July 12th 2019 at 11:11 p.m. city police teamed up with the Canadian National Railway Police in the arrest of a city man who was found to be driving while disqualified.  The incident occurred in the Airport Parkway and Elmwood Drive area.  A motor vehicle was stopped by the CN police.  A request was made for support, and the Traffic Safety Unit from the city police attended to assist.  The investigation resulted in 34-year old David William Whiteman being arrested and charged for driving while prohibited.  His motor vehicle was seized for a 45-day impound.  He was transported to Belleville Police Headquarters and processed.  Whiteman was released on a promise-to-appear in the Ontario Court of Justice later this month.


Numerous charges for driving the wrong way

Belleville, ONT – On July 12th 2019 just after 4:00 p.m. city police were called to Highway 401 to assist the OPP with traffic control and direction after a major motor vehicle collision.  Police report that during these efforts numerous drivers took it upon themselves to drive west-bound in the east-bound lanes of the highway.  These motorists were stopped, charged with the offence of driving the wrong way, and re-routed.  Officers investigated this for close to three hours before normalcy was restored.  One of the last offenders, a 65-year old Belleville man, was also charged with unsafe passing and driving without insurance.  He has a court date later this summer to answer the charges.


Liquor Licence Act arrests

Belleville, ONT - Three adult males and one 16-year old male were arrested for being intoxicated in a public place throughout Friday evening and into early Saturday morning. The three adults were lodged to holding cells and released later in the morning once sober.  The youth was picked up by a parent.  All were issued provincial offence notices.  There were no injuries during these occurrences.