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2 August 2011Warning - this news article expired on 2011-09-02. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable

Over 80 mgs of Alcohol

Belleville, Ontario ? On 29 July 2011 at 7:08 p.m., police received a 911 call in relation to a possible impaired driver on North Front Street. It was reported that a black Impala almost struck the rear of another vehicle on Tracey Street at Finch Street. Police located this vehicle in the parking lot of a North Front Street business. Investigation resulted in the driver of this vehicle being charged with Operation of a Motor Vehicle with more than 80 mgs of Alcohol in his system. Bruce Edwards (48 years) will appear in Provincial Court on 11 August, 2011.

Belleville Police would like to encourage citizens to continue to report suspected impaired drivers.

Obstruct Police/ Impersonation

Belleville, Ontario ? On 1 August, 2011 at 10:58 p.m., police were in the area of Front Street for an unrelated matter and observed 2 males walking towards the footbridge with open liquor. Investigation of this incident resulted in one of males being charged with Obstructing Peace Officer, Impersonation and Breach of Probation. Steven Johnson (27 years) of Harmony Road is scheduled to appear in Provincial court on 1 September, 2011.

Stolen Vehicle

Belleville, Ontario ? On 31 July, 2011 at 7:13 a.m., police attended at a residence on Moira Street, East in response to a report of stolen 2005 Pontiac Montana Bronze minivan bearing Ontario license plate AHYT 724. This vehicle was stolen between 11:30 p.m. on 30 July, 2011 and 7:00 a.m.

Reports of Suspicious Persons

Belleville, Ontario ? Over the weekend police responded to 23 calls in relation to suspicious persons observed in various areas of the City. As well there were 2 reports of thefts from motor vehicles.

Belleville Police Service would like to thank the community for reporting suspicious persons, activities and vehicles in a timely manner. The result of the community and the police proactively working together prevents crime.

Belleville Police continue to encourage citizens to call the police as soon as possible to report any suspicious activities, persons and vehicles.