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18 July 2018Warning - this news article expired on 2018-08-18. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable

Citizen, officer assaulted

Belleville, ONT – On July 17th 2018 at 12:49 p.m. police responded to a disturbance in the core area.  An investigation resulted in a 35-year old man being arrested for assaulting another man of the same age.   He was also charged with assaulting the responding police officer, and two counts of breaching probation.  The man was taken into custody.  He is being held for a bail hearing.


Four collisions in 21-minutes

Belleville, ONT A total of 5 motor vehicle collisions were reported in a span of 21 minutes on Tuesday afternoon.  Four of the occurrences were reported via the Collision Reporting Centre for insurance and minor property damage only, while a fifth was also called in, however police were unable to confirm an actual incident or location for it.  No injuries were reported.

Later in the afternoon at 6:49 p.m. police responded just down the road to a motor vehicle collision on Dundas Street East.  An investigation revealed two motor vehicles had collided.  Both vehicles were heavily damaged and had to be towed.  EMS also attended, but was not required.  A 34-year old city man was charged under the Ontario Highway Traffic Act with driving without a licence and failing to yield from a private road.


Other calls for assistance

Belleville, ONT – Police attended to numerous other calls for assistance including suspicious persons, unwanted persons, alarms, neighbour disputes, trespassing on property, and a total of seven 911 call/hang-ups.  All calls for assistance were completed without arrests or charges.  All 911 call/hang-ups were checked by police and/or police dispatch on return calls.  Nobody was in need of any assistance.