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27 June 2017 Cops nab suspected thievesWarning - this news article expired on 2017-07-27. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable

Cops nab suspected thieves (Belleville Intelligencer)

City police have recovered various items believed to have been stolen from a number of break-ins across the city.

On Friday, June 16, the Belleville Police Service entered into an investigation of a break and enter at a home in the east end of Belleville. The break and enter occurred sometime between noon and 3 p.m. in the afternoon and suspects made entry through a rear door. Investigation led to the arrest of two people in the area. Upon their arrest they were found to be in possession of items from the break and enter and other items believed to be linked to previous break and enters in the city.

Detectives with the Criminal Investigations Division, assisted by the Forensic Identification Unit, executed a search warrant at the residence of the accused. That search, police report, resulted in the recovery of numerous items linked to previous break and enters in the city over the past several months. Police recovered assorted jewellery including watches, necklaces, rings, earrings, bracelets, musical instruments, cameras, cell phones, passports, wallets, controlled and prescription drugs, and an assortment of personal identification.

As a result, Ashley Christine Hubmann, 32, of Belleville has been charged with nine counts of breaking, entering and committing theft; nine counts of possessing property obtained by crime and one count of possession of a controlled substance under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.

Ronald Kevin Joseph McCloskey, 34, of Belleville has also been charged. McCloskey was charged with 10 counts of breaking, entering and committing theft; 10 counts of possessing property obtained by crime; and two counts of possession of a controlled substance under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.

Both were held for bail hearings with Hubmann being later released on a recognizance with a court date of July 6. McCloskey remains in custody and has a court date on July 29.

Police have cleared eight residential break and enters as a result, and investigations are continuing to locate owners of the remaining property. Anyone with information on these occurrences or others is asked to contact investigating officers Det. Sgt. Brad Lentini at (613)-966-0882 ext. 2224 or Det. Constable Tony McCambridge at (613)-966-0882 ext. 2313 or Quinte Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.