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14 November 2018Warning - this news article expired on 2018-12-14. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable

Mischief to school

Belleville, Ontario – On November 13th 2018 at 7:54 a.m. police attended to St. Joseph’s school on Bridge Street East for a report of vandalism.  An investigation revealed that on November 11th 2018, two male suspects were captured on video using spray paint and chalk to deface the rear portion of the school with crude and impolite images.  The suspects were also observed to be smoking marihuana while committing the offensive actions.  The investigation is continuing.  Police are asking anyone with information about this to please contact investigating officer Cst. Hans Verbeek #134 at (613) 966-0882 ext. 4134 or by e-mail at: hverbeek@police.belleville.on.ca or by calling Quinte Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

 

Motor vehicle collisions

Belleville, Ontario – On November 13th 2018 city police attended to a total of seven motor vehicle collisions from 1:00 p.m. until shortly before 5:00 p.m.  Five of these were initially observed by police and sent for further documentation to the Collision Reporting Centre.  A sixth collision was reported in the Front Street and Dundas Street East area where a tractor trailer was involved.  Damage was over $1,000.00 and no injuries were reported.  Police did not release any further details about this collision.

At 5:42 p.m. police were called to the Dundas Street East and Bradgate Road area for a report of a collision involving two vehicles.  There were no injuries, but one vehicle had to be towed from the location.  Damage was moderate.  A 35-year old male driver was charged under the Highway Traffic Act with the offence of “follow too closely.”  Anyone who may have witnessed this is asked to please contact investigating officer Cst. Terri Smith #140 at (613) 966-0882 ext. 4140 or by e-mail at: tsmith@police.belleville.on.ca

 

Residential break enter and theft

Belleville, Ontario – On November 13th 2018 at 4:53 p.m. police attended to a residential break-in on the west hill in the area of Holloway Street.  An investigation revealed that entry to the home was gained by unknown suspects sometime during November 8th 2018.  Items stolen included a BMX bike, personal identification (including government documents), and a sum of cash.  The investigation is continuing.  Police are asking anyone who may have information on this crime to please contact investigating officer Cst. Zach DeSousa #184 at (613) 966-0882 ext. 4184 or by e-mail at: zdesousa@police.belleville.on.ca or by calling Quinte Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

 

Alarm call results in arrest and charges

Belleville, Ontario – On November 14th 2018 at 1:46 a.m. police responded to a business alarm on Dundas Street East.  Officers quickly attended and observed damage to an entrance.  While investigating, a male was observed trying to get away from the location on a bicycle.  The male was quickly arrested.  The Forensic Identification Section was called in to assist. Further investigation revealed that the same man was also responsible for a break-in at the same location only 23 hours earlier. Police have charged 47-year old city resident Barry Edward Carr with two counts of breaking, entering and committing, possession of break-in instruments and possession of property obtained by crime. Property was recovered from the scene.  He has been released from custody on an undertaking with strict conditions and a promise-to-appear in the Ontario Court of Justice next month.