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17 July 2018Warning - this news article expired on 2018-08-17. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable

Retail thefts arrest

Belleville, ONT – On July 16th 2018 at 12:30 p.m. police charged a city woman with theft – under $5,000.00 and possession of stolen property under $5,000.00 from an investigation which began on July 13th.   A complainant at a shopping center in the north end of the city had called to report a suspect stealing merchandise. An investigation resulted in police seizing items which were not purchased.  Further investigation resulted in more property being recovered from the suspect from two other stores at the Quinte Mall on the same date.  35-year old Jocelyn Decker of Belleville was arrested.  She was released on an appearance notice to appear in provincial court in August to answer the charges.


Traffic enforcement

Belleville, ONT – On July 16th 2018 at 5:56 p.m. police stopped a motorist in the east end of the city.  An investigation revealed the motorist was a suspended driver.  The 27-year old man was issued a summons for driving while under suspension.  The father of the man attended the scene to the aid of his son.  He was issued an offence notice for permitting his son to drive without a license. 


Break enter and theft

Belleville, ONT - On July 16th 2018 at 1:27 p.m. police responded to a break and enter call in the far east end of the city.  A home owner returned to find the front door of the house busted open as well as a smashed window.  A television was reported stolen. Police currently have no suspects.  Anyone with information about this is asked to please contact investigating officer Cst. Dave Johnson #141 at (613) 966-0882 ext. 4141, or by e-mail at: or Quinte Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477.


Motor vehicle collisions

Belleville, ONT – Police responded to five motor vehicle collisions throughout the day on July 16th 2018.  Four of these were minor in nature, being reported for damage and insurance purposes.  At 10:22 a.m. a hit and run with damage to a fire hydrant was reported from a Dundas Street west location.  A witness advised police that the vehicle struck a cement pillar and a fire hydrant before leaving the scene.  A licence plate was obtained.  Police are continuing the investigation.  Any other persons who may have witnessed this event are asked to please contact investigating officer Cst. Christopher Tijssen #188 at (613) 966-0882 ext. 4188 or by e-mail at:


Liquor arrest

Belleville, ONT – Police attended to the north-west area of the city at 11:48 p.m. for a report of a disturbance call.  An investigation revealed an ex-boyfriend had arrived unannounced at the door of the complainant.  Police determined the 33-year old Brighton man to be intoxicated from alcohol consumption.  He was arrested for his own protection under the Liquor Licence Act and transported to police headquarters where he spent the night before being released when sober.  Police did not report on any property damage or injuries resulting from this.