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16 August 2015 - PursuitWarning - this news article expired on 2015-09-17. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable

Pursuit

Belleville, Ontario -   On Saturday 15 August 2015 at 7:47pm a Belleville Police Service Officer was operating radar at Marsh Drive at North Park Street near a housing complex when a vehicle was observed southbound on North Park Street at 90 kph in the 50kph zone passing another southbound vehicle driving dangerously. When the driver saw the police vehicle he accelerated and a police pursuit was initiated and the vehicle failed to stop as it drove through North Park Gardens and Orchard Drive. Police terminated the pursuit for reasons of public safety less than a minute later as the vehicle was continuing to drive dangerously. The vehicle was last seen westbound on College Street East from Prince of Wales Drive.

Pursuit was terminated by the Officer for reasons of public safety.

Vehicle

Toyota Tercel, silver in color.

5-10 years old

Plate number unknown

Driver

Male white late 30s early 40s

Approx. 6’ plus height, 275lbs weight

Muscular build, tanned

Scruffy 3-4 inch long beard

Light colored ball hat

Dark short sleeved t-shirt

Anyone with information is asked to contact Sgt Mike Doucette at Belleville Police or Crimestoppers.  

Fire

Belleville, Ontario -   On Sunday, August 16, 2015 at 12:46 am, police responded to a residence on Grier Street to assist the Belleville Fire Department at this location.  A 38 year old adult male was rescued from the residence by firefighters and transported by EMS to the hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.    The identity of this male will not be released pending next of kin notification.    The Ontario Fire Marshall has been notified and this investigation will be continuing. 

Disturbances LLA’s

Belleville, Ontario – Belleville Police responded to several disturbances throughout the city overnight.

At 1:47 am, police responded to report of a suspicious person and a large crowd at a business on North front Street.  As a result, a 21 year old Belleville male was arrested for his own protection for Being Intoxicated in a Public Place.

At 0240hrs, police responded again to the same location on Northfront Street for a disturbance and as a result, a 20 year old Belleville male was arrested for his own protection for Being Intoxicated in a Public Place contrary to the Liquor Licence Act