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15th March 2019Warning - this news article expired on 2019-04-15. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable

The Belleville Police Service responded to 56 calls between March 14th 2019 at 5:00 a.m. and March 15th 2019 at 5:00 a.m.

Motor vehicle collisions

Belleville, ON – On March 14th 2019, police attended to four motor vehicle collisions. Three of these were observed and were sent to the Collision Reporting Centre for further disposition. 

On March 14th 2019 at 11:07 a.m., police responded to a collision involving two motor vehicles on Dundas Street East.  Damage to the vehicles was reported as moderate.  Tow trucks were called to assist with removal.  After completing the investigation an 86-year old female was charged with making an improper left turn under the Highway Traffic Act of Ontario.  Any witnesses to this are asked to please contact Investigating Officer Cst. Andrea Boulay #183 at (613) 966-0882 ext. 4183 or by e-mail at: aboulay@police.belleville.on.ca

Assault

Belleville, ON – On March 14th 2019 at 2:00 p.m., police responded to a complaint in the Tripp Avenue and Pepper Avenue area for a report of an assault involving dog feces.  A gentleman was stopped in his car at the location when a female walked over and threw a bag of dog feces into the car, striking him, and injuring his eye.  The female was located in a home close to the incident, and has been identified.  An investigation is continuing.  Police are asking anyone who may have witnessed this event to please contact Investigating Officer A/Sgt. Joe Yanch #151 at (613) 966-0882 ext. 4151 or by e-mail at: jyanch@police.belleville.on.ca

Domestic, gas leak  and flooding

Belleville, ON – On March 15th 2019 at 1:13 a.m., police attended to a call in the northern portion of the city for a reported domestic dispute.  Upon arrival, police were met by a man claiming to have been attacked by his wife.  During a search of the home for the suspected wife, police detected the odour of smoke from within.  It was also evident that there had been flooding water in the basement.  An investigation revealed the man’s wife had already fled to the home of a nearby neighbour. The Belleville Fire Department was contacted and attended to assist as there was a fire contained to a woodstove.  Along with the flooding basement, there was also a minor gas leak within the home. All safety precautions were completed by Belleville Fire and luckily, nobody suffered any injury.  There was property damage only.  The female was located at the neighbour’ s home, arrested without incident, and transported to the Belleville Police Service and processed for breaching the peace.  Alcohol was a factor in this incident.  An investigation is continuing. Anybody with any information about 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