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26 August 2010Warning - this news article expired on 2010-09-26. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable

Break and Enter
Belleville, Ontario ? On 25 August, 2010 at 8:22 a.m., police attended at a business on Pinnacle Street in response to a break and enter complaint. The business was entered between 6:20 a.m. and 7:20 a.m.; the thief stole alcohol and electronic equipment. This investigation is ongoing.
Belleville, Ontario ? On 25 August, 2010 at 12:42 p.m., police attended at a residence on Elgin Street in response to a break and enter. The resident reported that between 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., unknown person(s) entered the residence and stole a computer. This investigation is ongoing.
Belleville, Ontario ? On 25 August, 2010 at 11:14 p.m., police attended at a residence on Moira Street West in response to a complaint of a break and enter. The resident reported that sometime between 1:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m., unknown person(s) entered the residence and stole electronics. This investigation is ongoing.
Belleville, Ontario ? On 26 August, 2010 at 1:03 a.m., police attended at a business on Highway 62 in response to break and enter. The employee reported that unknown person(s) gained entry into the business by throwing a rock which broke the glass of a window. The culprits stole money. This investigation is ongoing.

Theft of ATV
Belleville, Ontario ? On 26 August, 2010 at 6:10 a.m., police attended at a residence on Orchard Drive, in response to a complaint of a theft of ATV from the resident's driveway. The victim reported that unknown person(s) stole the red, 1999, Yamaha Wolverine (Ontario plates 82TA2) off the trailer that was parked in the driveway sometime between 10:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. . . . This investigation is ongoing.

Distracted Driving
Belleville, Ontario ? In the fall of 2009 the Province of Ontario introduced legislation that prohibits the use of hand-held cell phones and other wireless devices while driving in Ontario. In February 2010, police began enforcement of this law. In the last 10 days Belleville Police Service Traffic Management Unit have issued more that 25 offence notices in relation to this legislation. The set fine for this offence is $155.00.
Police are reminding driver's of the need to stay focused on the task of driving and avoid distractions especially as children return to school.