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28 April 2018Warning - this news article expired on 2018-05-30. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable

Motor vehicle collisions

Belleville, Ontario – Police responded to seven motor vehicle collisions within the city in the preceding 24-hour period.  Four of the collisions were reported to the Belleville Police Service’s Collision Reporting Centre for property damage only.

On April 27th 2018 at 10:41 a.m. police attended for a failing to remain collision in the College Street West area.  Two vehicles were reported to have been involved with one leaving the scene.  There were no injuries reported and police believe they have the licence plate of the vehicle which left.  A witness was spoken with and the investigation into the incident is continuing.  Anyone with information or who may have spotted activity such as this in the area is asked to contact investigating officer Cst. Lindsay Stevenson #157 at (613) 966-0882 ext. 4157 or Quinte Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

On April 27th 2018 at 10:47 a.m. police responded to a collision involving two motor vehicles in the North Front Street and Donald Street area.  There was no report of injuries, or the seriousness of damages, but a 19-year old female was charged with multiple Ontario Highway Traffic Act offences.

On April 27th 2018 at 3:30 p.m. police responded to a report of a passing motorist striking another motorist’s vehicle with the car door open in the Bridge Street West area.  There was report of minor damage, but no injuries.  An investigation is continuing.  Anyone with information about this is asked to contact investigating officer Cst.  Dave Johnson #141 at (613) 966-0882 ext. 4141.

 

Theft

Belleville, Ontario – On April 27th 2018 at 3:16 p.m. police responded to a theft complaint at a north end shopping facility.  An investigation revealed that two adult men, ages 57 and 24 were in possession of merchandise which was not paid for.  Both men were charged with the offence of theft – under five thousand dollars and were released from custody to appear in Provincial Court later this month. 

 

911 call/911 hang-up

Belleville, Ontario – On April 27th 2018 police responded to eight 911 hang-ups.  All numbers were contacted back by police to ensure the safety and security of any persons.  Investigations revealed that most were dialed via accidental pocket-dial while two were simple hang-ups.   Locations were checked and one was solved as coming from a pay phone (phone was located off-the-hook) when police attended, and another where nobody was located, but a message was left to call police back on a mail voice-messaging system. 

 

Breach of the peace

Belleville, Ontario – On April 27th 2018 at 9:25 p.m. police responded to a disturbance in the east hill area. An investigation resulted in a 30-year old city woman being arrested for breaching the peace.  She was held in police custody until satisfaction progressed to where she would not be harm to herself or others.  The female was released unconditionally five hours later.  Alcohol was a factor in this incident.

 

Arrest on warrant

Belleville, Ontario – In the early morning hours at 12:07 a.m. on April 28th 2018 a city man was causing a disturbance by yelling outside of a North Front Street business.  Police on scene recognized the man and identified him to have an outstanding arrest warrant for failing to comply. The 21-year old city man was arrested on the strength of the warrant and taken into custody.  He will make an appearance at the weekend and statutory holiday court in Kingston on Saturday for a bail hearing or a remand. 

 

Liquor offence

Belleville, Ontario – On April 28th 2018 at 2:01 a.m. police responded to a disturbance in the downtown core.   An investigation resulted in a 22-year old city man being arrested for his own protection and for the protection of others in the area.  He was taken into custody and later released on a provincial offence notice for being intoxicated in a public place under Ontario’s Liquor Licence Act.

 

Other

Belleville, Ontario – Police attended to numerous other calls for assistance including noise complaints, traffic complaints, dangerous conditions calls (downed wires), animal complaints and neighbor disputes.  In all, these remaining calls were cleared without any arrests or charges being laid.