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14 March 2017Warning - this news article expired on 2017-04-14. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable

Disqualified driving and Drug charges

Belleville, Ontario – On the 13th of March 2017 at approximately 6:30pm, an officer on general patrol in the west end of Belleville observed a vehicle that appeared to be evading police.  The vehicle quickly pulled into a driveway and the driver entered a residence.  A short time later, the same male exited the residence and walked away from the residence leaving the car in the driveway.  The driver was spoken to and the investigation revealed that the 31 year old resident of Belleville was a disqualified driver. Following his arrest, police located a quantity of drugs in his possession.  As a result, the male was charged with drive while disqualified, 2 counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking in a schedule I Substance, possession for the purpose of trafficking in a Schedule II Substance and possession of proceeds of crime.  The male was released on a Promise to Appear with a court date of the 27th of April 2017. 


On the 13th of March 2017 between 11:45am and 3:30pm, there were 2 separate incidents of shoplifting reported to police which occurred at Walmart.  In the first incident a 38 year old male was arrested for shoplifting and was charged under the Trespass to property Act.  During the second incident, a 22 year old female was charged with Theft under $5000 and released on an Appearance Notice.