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25 March 2016Warning - this news article expired on 2016-04-29. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable

Motor Vehicle Collisions

On 24 March 2016 at 9:21a.m the Belleville Police Service responded to a single motor vehicle rollover collision on Old Highway #2 east of Elmwood Drive. The 50 year old male driver was not injured. No charges were laid.

Less than 15 minutes later at 9:35 a.m. a little further to the east of the first collision on Old Highway 2, police, fire-rescue and EMS responded to second collision involving 2 vehicles. 2 persons received non-life threatening injuries. A 32 year old female driver was charged under the Highway Traffic Act with Careless Driving.

Disturbances

On 24 March 2016 at 3:46 p.m. Belleville Police Service responded to a disturbance on Front Street in the common area of an apartment building. A 21 year old man was arrested for public intoxication and being a danger to others and was held in the cells until sober and charged under the Liquor License Act        

On 24 March 2016 at 6:35 p.m. Belleville Police Service responded to a disturbance on North Front Street near Tracey Street where a man was walking in traffic, acting aggressively and spitting on vehicles. A 40 year old man was located and subdued by Officers. He was lodged in the cells until sober and charged with Public Intoxication under the Liquor License Act.

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Drugs

On the 24 March 2016, members of the Belleville Police Service assisted by members of the OPP executed 4 Controlled Drugs and Substances Act search warrants in Belleville. 

As a result of the search warrants police seized a quantity of cocaine, marijuana, morphine, heroin, cash, digital scales and ammunition. 

Two persons were charged as a result of the search warrants:

A 39 year old male and a 34 year old female from Belleville are charged with the following drug related offences.  Both were held in custody pending a Show Cause Hearing. 

 

  • Possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking

  • Possession of Marijuana

  • Possession of Heroin

  • Possession of Morphine

  • Possession of Proceeds of Crime