The Belleville Police Service responded to 80 calls for service between November 27th, 2019 at 5:00 a.m. and November 28th, 2019 at 5:00 a.m.
Motor vehicle collision
Belleville, Ontario – On November 27th 2019, at 10:46 a.m., police attended in the intersection of Dundas Street East and Dufferin Avenue in relation to a three-vehicle collision. A Bluebird cab had turned across the path of a westbound Belleville Police Service cruiser. After hitting the police car the taxi caromed into a stopped car on Dufferin Avenue. No one was injured, and the cab was towed from the scene. The cab driver was charged with making an unsafe left turn.
Belleville, Ontario – On November 27th 2019, at 7:55 p.m., police arrested a 42-year-old Belleville man as a result of an investigation that started on November 26th, 2019. Police had initially attended at a west hill residence in relation to an unwanted person. Once the person had departed, the victim disclosed historical events which included domestic assault and sexual assault. As a result of an investigation, the following charges were laid:
Sexual assault causing bodily harm
Overcome resistance by choking
On one occasion the victim sought medical attention for her injuries.
The accused was held for a bail hearing on November 28th, 2019. No names will be released.
Belleville, Ontario – On November 27th, 2019, at 7:02 p.m. police attended at the CP tracks on Sidney Street south of Dundas Street West. Several callers advised that a vehicle had driven onto the tracks and was stuck. The trains were halted in the area while the vehicle was towed away from the tracks. The 87-year-old driver was treated at the scene by EMS but did not require medical attention. No charges were laid in this incident. A CP crew was required to attend to assess any damages to the crossing and tracks.
Belleville, Ontario – On November 27th 2019, at 8:50 p.m., police were contacted by victims of an “Amazon” fraud. In this case the caller received an e-mail from Amazon advising that his package was on its way to him. A customer service number was provided which the caller used. It is believed that this call went overseas given that the person answering the phone had an accent. After a lengthy discussion the caller agreed to purchase $600.00 worth of Steam gift cards.
People are reminded to not engage any call takers over the phone. Simply hang up. Do not purchase gift cards for anyone.