The RIDE Team continued its seasonal presence into the new year. The RIDE Team checked 100 cars.
Stolen Vehicle/Impaired Driving
Belleville, Ontario - On January 2, 2010, at 11:00 p.m., a car struck a pole on Donald St.. The driver exited the vehicle and fled on foot. The RIDE Team members attended at the scene and followed the footprints in the freshly fallen snow. Police followed the prints to a Station St. residence. A 26 year old Belleville man was arrested at this point for Impaired Driving. Further investigation revealed that the vehicle had been stolen from the City's west end minutes earlier. This male was held for a bail hearing on charges of Impaired Driving, Possession of Stolen Property under $5000.00, and failing to remain at the scene of an accident.