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27 March 2019Warning - this news article expired on 2019-04-28. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable

Weapons//Threats

Belleville, Ontario – On March 27th, 2019, at 10:35 a.m. police attended on Charlotte Street in the City’s west end regarding a neighbor dispute. It was learned that a male had brandished a baseball bat and threatened two of his neighbours.

 

The accused had returned to his residence. Officers established containment and were unsuccessful in negotiating with him. A warrant was sought for his arrest and the Belleville Police Service Containment Team was called in to assist with the execution of the warrant.

 

At 2:25 p.m. the accused exited his residence and was arrested without incident. An aluminum baseball bat was seized. No one was injured.

 

46-year-old Jason Lloyd Leclaire, of Belleville, was charged with weapons dangerous and two counts of uttering threats. He remains in custody as his bail hearing is slated for March 28th, 2019.

 

Stunt driving

Belleville, Ont. – On the 27th of March at approximately 11:00 a.m. an officer on patrol in the city’s east end observed an erratic driver on Meadowvale Ave. who continued his erratic driving throughout several streets before being stopped on Plaza Sq. The 23 year old Belleville male was charged with stunt driving, given a court date of May 6th and has had his vehicle impounded. Police are also looking to identify a male pedestrian who was walking his dog in the area of Victoria Ave. and Park Ln. who may have witnessed the driving. He, or any other witness, is encouraged to contact Cst. Fyke at 613-966-0882 ext. 2228.

 

Threats

Belleville, Ont. – On the 27th of March shortly after 9:30 a.m. police responded to a threats call in the city’s west end that resulted in a standoff with a male who eventually surrendered himself to police. The accused reportedly threatened his neighbours with a baseball bat then returned to his residence prior to police arrival. A warrant with regards to the allegations had been obtained prior to him surrendering to police so he was arrested on the strength of the warrant upon exiting his residence and is being held for a bail hearing on the 28th of March. 46 year old Belleville resident Jason Leclaire is facing two counts of uttering threats and one count of possession of a weapon dangerous to the public peace.

 

 

Public intoxication

Belleville, Ont. – On the 27th of March at 11:00 p.m. police responded to Belleville General Hospital with regards to an intoxicated male who was creating a disturbance within the emergency ward. Police arrested the 43 year old Belleville resident and he was kept in cells until he sobered up at which point he was released on a provincial offence notice on a charge of public intoxication.