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The Belleville Police Service responded to 83 calls between November 30th 2018 at 5:00 a.m. and December 1st 2018 at 5:00 a.m.

Arrested on warrants

Belleville, Ontario – On November 30th 2018 at 3:20 p.m.,  city police arrested a female on outstanding arrest warrants.  39-year old Donna Lee Wapshaw was taken into custody without incident on the west side of the city on charges of theft – under $5,000.00 (4 counts), fraud – under $5,000.00, and possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000.00. Wapshaw has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

On November 30th 2018, city police were notified by the Northumberland Ontario Provincial Police about a wanted female from charges previously sworn in Belleville.  The female was transported to the Belleville Police Service where she was re-arrested and placed into custody on charges of possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000.00 (2 counts), breach of probation (4 counts), failing to appear for Identification of Criminals Act, and failing to attend court.  25-year old Ashley Darlene Head of Cobourg, Ontario was later released on an officer-in-charge undertaking and a promise-to-appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in January 2019. 

Theft and assault charges

Belleville, Ontario – On November 30th 2018 at 3:30 p.m., city police attended to a shopping centre in the north end of the city for a report of a shoplifter.  An investigation revealed a female attempted to leave the business without paying for merchandise, and assaulted a staff member.  Police arrested 21-year old Justice Herrington-Zebedee on charges of theft – under $5,000.00 and assault.  She was released on an appearance notice on both charges to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in January 2019.

Liquor arrests

Belleville, Ontario – On November 30th 2018, city police made five arrests under the Liquor Licence Act in different parts of the city.  At 4:31 p.m. this date police were called to the area of Pinnacle Street for a report of a man unable to care for himself.  Police investigated and arrested a 56-year old city man for being intoxicated in a public place.  Further investigation resulted in the man’s younger son, a 23-year old, also being arrested for the same offence at the same location.  Both were transported to the police service and lodged into cells to await sober releases on provincial offence tickets. 

At 4:10 p.m., city police attended to a business on Bell Boulevard where a female was reportedly sleeping under a tree.  The 59-year old woman was arrested and transported to the police service and lodged to await a sober release on a provincial offence ticket for being intoxicated in a public place.

Police attended to the Wallbridge Crescent area at 8:37 p.m. this date for a report of a male causing havoc outside a residence.  Police located a 31-year old city man who was unable to care for himself.  He was arrested for being intoxicated in a public place and released later, once sober, on a provincial offence ticket under the Liquor Licence Act.

At 10:15 p.m. this date police responded to the area of Glendale Road and College Street West for a report of a disturbance.  An investigation resulted in a 28-year old city man getting arrested for the offence of being intoxicated in a public place under the Liquor Licence Act.  He too, was transported and held in cells to await a sober release on December 1st 2018.

Family dispute results in arrest of female

Belleville, Ontario – On December 1st 2018 at 04:27 a.m. police attended to a family dispute at a residence on the west hill.  An investigation revealed that a father and his daughter became involved in a heated argument and a door was kicked in.  The father did not wish any charges laid in the damaging of his door, but his 23-year old daughter was arrested for breaching the peace.  She was transported to the Belleville Police Service and lodged into a holding cell until all calm was restored.

R.I.D.E.

Belleville, Ontario – City police conducted a R.I.D.E. program on the night of November 30th and into the morning of December 1st 2018.  A total of 319 vehicles were checked.  Two motorists were given alcohol roadside tests with one resulting in a 3-day driver’s licence suspension.  The driver’s vehicle was also towed.  Further, there was two offence notices issued under the Highway Traffic Act, and one cannabis seizure.