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17th January 2019Warning - this news article expired on 2019-02-17. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable

The Belleville Police Service responded to 51 calls between January 16th 2019 at 5:00 a.m. and January 17th at 5:00 a.m.

Break and enters

Belleville, Ontario – On January 16th 2019, city police responded to two break and enters.  The first occurred at 4:39 a.m. at a business on North Front Street.  An alarm sounded and upon arrival, police observed a smashed front window to the business.  Although entry was gained through the front door, police state nothing appeared to have been removed.  Anyone with information about who may be responsible for this is asked to please contact Investigating Officer Cst. Jeff Smith #168 at (613) 966-0882 ext. 4168 or by e-mail at: jsmith@police.belleville.on.ca or by calling Quinte Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

A second break-in occurred when police were called at 2:25 p.m. This occurred at a residence in the north-east area of the city.  A homeowner arrived home to find a patio door open.  Cash and jewelry were stolen.  Other items were seized by police for further forensic examination.  Anyone with information about who may be responsible for this is asked to please contact Investigating Officer Cst. Josh Woodcock #181 at (613) 966-0882 ext. 4181 or by e-mail at: jwoodcock@police.belleville.on.ca or by calling Quinte Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Four car collision results in charge

Belleville, Ontario – On January 16th 2019 at 9:11 a.m., police responded to a four-car collision in the Wallbridge-Loyalist Road and Moira Street West area.  One person received minor injuries and damage to the involved vehicles was minor.  Upon completion of the investigation, a 19-year old Madoc Ontario woman was charged under the Highway Traffic Act with the offence of “follow too close.”  Anyone who may have witnessed this event is asked to please contact Investigating Officer Cst. Ryan Laycoe #181 at (613) 966-0882 ext. 4181 or by e-mail at: rlaycoe@police.belleville.on.ca

Snowmobile stolen

Belleville, Ontario – On January 16th 2019 at 9:37 a.m., police were called for a report of a theft of a snowmobile from a location on Old Madoc Road.  The complainant advised police the snow vehicle was stolen during the previous night.  It is described as a blue and black Yamaha Apex. An investigation is continuing.  Anyone having information about this theft is asked to please contact Investigating Officer Cst. Joe Yanch #151 at (613) 966-0882 ext. 4151 or by e-mail at: jyanch@police.belleville.on.ca or by calling Quinte Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Liquor arrests

Belleville, Ontario – On January 16th 2019 at 9:07 p.m., police responded to a disturbance at an east end apartment complex.  Information was received that a man appeared to be intoxicated and kicking on the doors of other residents.  An investigation revealed the 32-year old city man was unable to care for himself.  He was arrested for his own protection and for the protection of others under the Liquor Licence Act for “being intoxicated in a public place.”  The man was taken into custody and lodged to a holding cell over night before being released later in the morning on a provincial offences ticket.

On January 16th 2019 at 10:42 p.m., police responded to a second disturbance in the Bridge Street West area.  A 51-year old city woman was located.  She too, was unable to care for herself due to alcohol consumption.  She was arrested without incident for her own protection and for the protection of others under the Liquor Licence Act for “being intoxicated in a public place.”  The female was taken into custody and lodged to a holding cell to await a sober release later in the morning on a provincial offences ticket.