Update: Two Males Facing Several Charges Following Altercation with Homeowner
As a result of further police investigation into yesterday’s incident, two males have been charged and held for bail hearings today.
Charged is: Christian GOLLER 31 years of Belleville, Ontario
Richard BAREFOOT 35 years of Quinte West, Ontario
Both males are charged with: Assault
Assault with Intent to Resist Arrest
Break and Enter with Intent
Trespass at Night
The outstanding male party has been accounted for and further investigation is pending.
Several items of property believed to have been stolen have been located in the area and secured at the Belleville Police Service. Anyone who may be missing property that resides along the shoreline or anyone who may have information about this investigation is asked to please contact D/Cst Mark Abrams at the Belleville Police Service (613) 966-0882 ext 2322 and/or Quinte Crimestoppers.
Two Males Under Arrest, Police Searching for Third Male
On Thursday, July 14, 2016 at 2:30 am, police responded to a call on Gracefield Lane near the water in regards to three males involved in a disturbance with a homeowner. The homeowner had confronted the males who were attempting to steal items from residences along the shore using a boat. Police attended and arrested two males who became assaultive during the arrest. A third unknown male ran from the police, was observed entering the water and then he began swimming away from the officers towards a farther point along the shore where officers lost sight of him.
The Belleville Police Service, with the assistance of the Belleville Fire Department and the coordinated efforts of Search and Rescue, has been searching the area for the male but at this time, he has not yet been located.
Several items believed to have been stolen have been located in the area.
The two males in custody: a 29 year old male address unknown and a 33 year old male from Quinte West are facing charges of Assault and Utter Threats and more charges are pending following further investigation.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Belleville Police Service at (613) 966- 0882 ext. 2211 or Quinte Crimestoppers.