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21 February 2013Warning - this news article expired on 2013-03-21. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable

Accidents

Belleville, OntarioThere were six accidents reported over the 24 hour period. Three were minor accidents, while the other three resulted in charges:

At 7:49 a.m., there was a two car accident on Sidney Street at Leland Drive. A 17 year old Belleville youth was charged with "failing to yield to traffic”.

At 9:46 a.m., there was a two car accident on Sidney Street at Tracey Street. One person suffered minor injuries but did not require medical attention. A 47 year old Belleville man was charged with "turn not in safety”. One of the vehicles was towed.

At 1:06 p.m., there was a two car accident on Victoria Avenue at Charles Street. An 18 year old Belleville woman was charged with” failing to stop at a stop sign”. Both cars had to be towed from the scene.

Intoxicated rider

Belleville, Ontario – On February 20th, 2013, at 3:30 p.m., Belleville Transit reported that a passenger was passed out on a City bus. Officers met the bus at the terminal and carried the slumbering man to a waiting cruiser. A 52 year old Belleville man was charged with public intoxication under the Liquor Licence Act.

Shoplifter

Belleville, Ontario – On February 20th, 2013, at 6:15 p.m., police responded to a north end business in relation a shoplifter. Store security had detained a woman after observing her concealing $200.00 worth of product in a shopping bag. The investigation revealed that the woman had provided a false name to police. A 41 year old Belleville woman was held for a bail hearing on charges of Theft under $5000.00, Obstruct Police, and Breach of Probation.