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28 February 2011Warning - this news article expired on 2011-03-28. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable

CDSA Charge(s)
Belleville, Ontario ? On 25 February, 2011 at 8:00 p.m., police attended in the area of Pine Street in response to a driving complaint that involved a Chrysler Neon (purple in colour). This vehicle was located a short time later by police in the area of Pine Street and Bleecker Avenue. Investigation of this complaint led to the driver of the vehicle being charged with one count of Possession of a Controlled Substance. Leo Quinlan (28 years), of Belleville will appear at the Provincial court building on 31 March, 2011.

Belleville, Ontario ? On 25 February, 2011 at 10:00 p.m., police attended on Front Street in response to a complaint of a male that was hunched over and unable to get to his feet. Police located this male sitting on the sidewalk on Front Street, investigation led to this male being charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance and Breach of Probation. James Wilson (38 years) of Belleville will appear in Provincial court on 31 March, 2011.

Break and Enter
Belleville, Ontario ? On 25 February, 2011 at 1:30 p.m., police attended on South George Street in response to a report of a break and enter that occurred between 24 February, 2011 at 8:00 p.m. and 25 February, 2011 at 1:30 p.m.. The culprits gained entry by smashing the door handle off the door. Nothing has been reported stolen at this time.

Operation of Motor Vehicle(s) with more than 80 mgs of Alcohol
Belleville, Ontario ? On 26 February 2011 at 11:53 p.m. while on general patrol police observed a vehicle drive over a curb when entering onto North Front Street from a commercial parking lot. This vehicle was stopped at North Front Street and Bell Blvd. Investigation of the driver of this vehicle led to his arrest. Ryan Wood (23 years) of Bowmanville has been charged with Operation of a Motor Vehicle with more than 80 mgs of Alcohol and will appear in Provincial court on 31 March 2011.

Belleville, Ontario ? On 26 February, 2011 at 3:18 a.m. an off duty police officer reported a possible impaired driver that was heading into Belleville on Belleview Drive. Officers located this vehicle and stopped it in the area of Millennium Parkway and Highway 62. Investigation led to Ryan McMechan (30 years) of Tyendinaga Township being charged with one count of Operation of a Motor Vehicle with more than 80 mgs of Alcohol. McMechan will appear in Provincial court on 31 March, 2011.

Fail to Remain Collision
Belleville, Ontario ? On 26 February, 2011, at 9:26 p.m., police attended at Dundas Street East and Front Street in response to a complaint of a fail to remain collision. It was reported that a middle aged female with blond hair and glasses was operating a silver colour car that struck another vehicle, a light standard and failed to remain at the collision. Further investigation of this incident led to Grace Scutella being charged with Careless Driving. There was significant damage to both vehicles and minimal damage to the light standard and no injuries reported as a result of this collision.

R.I.D.E.
Belleville, Ontario ? 26 February, 2011 at 10:00 p.m. to 27 February, 2011 at 4:00 a.m., members of Belleville Police conducted spot checks throughout the city checking 478 vehicles. Officers administered two roadside screenings to drivers and one driver was issued a 3 day license suspension.

RIDE members also issued six Provincial Offences Notices for various Highway Traffic Act violations.