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20 July 2009Warning - this news article expired on 2009-08-20. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable 20 July 2009

Break, Enter and Theft

Belleville, Ontario - On July 20 2009, at 3:05 a.m., an alarm sounded at a business on Sidney St.. The glass in the front door had been smashed, and the cash register till had been discarded on the ground.  The investigation is ongoing.

Home Invasion

Belleville, Ontario - On July 20 2009, at 3:30 a.m., a home invasion type residential Break and Enter  was reported in the City?s east end.  The victim's advised that an unknown number of masked assailants burst into their apartment and pepper-sprayed them.  Although the suspect(s) were in the apartment for ten minutes, nothing appears to have been taken.  EMS attended the scene and treated one of the victims for exposure to pepper spray. This investigation is currently ongoing.

Stolen Vehicle Recovered

Belleville, Ontario ? On July 20 2009, at 5:39 am police were called to a location on Holloway Road to assist Quinte West OPP at the scene of a Break and Enter and theft of motor vehicle.   Further investigation revealed that a vehicle previously stolen from Belleville on the 19th of July 2009 was located at that location. A 1995 4 door red Dodge Spirit was recovered at the scene.


Belleville, Ontario ? On July 20 2009 at 7:23 am Police attended a car dealership on Dundas Street West in response to a report of three vehicles being entered overnight. All three vehicles had their windows smashed out.

Traffic Enforcement

Belleville, Ontario ? On July 20 2009 at 8:53 am, Police stopped a vehicle on Moira Street West. A driver?s license check on the 31 year old male driver determined he was a suspended driver. As a result, he was issued a Notice of Suspension and his driver?s license was seized.

Stolen Vehicle

Belleville, Ontario ? On July 20 2009 at 9:19 am, Police received a report of a stolen vehicle taken sometime overnight. The vehicle was stolen right from the driveway of a Village Drive residence. The vehicle is a 1992 Acura, grey, Ontario License BAVT-297.

Attempted Theft of Vehicle

Belleville, Ontario ? On July 20 2009 at approximately 10:10 am, Police received a report of an attempted theft of motor vehicle from a Sidney Street address sometime overnight.  As a result of the attempted theft of the vehicle, the 2004 GMC Sierra Pickup truck sustained ignition damages.

Mischief / Theft

Belleville, Ontario ? On 20 July 2009 at 10:43 am Police attended a Sidney Street address in relation to another vehicle that had a passenger window smashed out in an effort to enter the vehicle. Once inside the vehicle, unknown suspect(s) then removed the owner?s wallet.   Police are reminding everyone not to leave valuables inside their vehicles, locked or unlocked, making them a target for would be thieves.


Belleville, Ontario ? On 20 July 2009 at 11:46am Police were called to a Millenium Drive retail store in relation to two shoplifters. Investigation of the incident resulted in a 28 year old Belleville woman being cautioned for the offences of Theft and was Trespassed for a period of two years from the incident location, while a 27 year old Belleville man was charged with Theft Under $5000.00 and Resisting Arrest.  The male was arrested and taken into custody.  He was later released on a Promise to Appear and Officer in Charge Undertaking. He is scheduled to appear in court in August 2009. The electronics stolen were recovered.

Mischief / Theft

Belleville, Ontario ? On July 20 2009 at approximately 12:03 pm, Police were called to another Dundas Street West car dealership in response to an incident of Mischief and Theft a plow truck.  Similar to another incident, the vehicle had the driver?s side window smashed out, and a vehicle battery was stolen from the truck.