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28 July 2014Warning - this news article expired on 2014-08-28. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable


Robbery Belleville, Ontario

 At approximately 4:16 am on July 27thpolice were dispatched to the area near the intersection of Bridge Street West and Everett Street to investigate a report of a robbery. The investigation revealed that a male had picked up another male who was previously unknown to him and offered to give him a ride home from a North Front Street business. While on the way male who was picked up demanded money from the victim who was driving him home. They eventually stopped and the victim was punched in the face as the accused demanded money. He eventually fled from the scene empty handed when the victim called police but returned a short time later and was arrested. He was transported to the Belleville Police Service and the victim was taken to the Belleville General Hospital for treatment of facial injuries. William McInnis, 25, of Belleville was charged with one count of Attempted Robbery. He was later released on a Promise to Appear with a court date of August 21, 2014.

Stolen Vehicle Belleville, Ontario

 At approximately 11:23 am on July 27, 2014 police were called by an Airport Parkway resident to investigate a report of a stolen vehicle. Sometime between 8:00 pm and 7:00 am overnight a 2002 Saturn, four door, maroon in colour was taken from the driveway. The licence plate number of the vehicle is AAXT 123. Anyone with any information about the Theft is asked to call the Belleville Police Service or Quinte Crimestoppers.

Theft of Motor Vehicle / Break and Enter Belleville, Ontario

Residents of the city's east end are being asked by the Belleville Police Service to complete an inventory of their vehicle's contents after three young people were arrested and now face multiple charges following a weekend crime spree.

While on patrol Sunday morning at approximately 8:00 am, a uniformed member of the Belleville Police Service spotted a vehicle in the area of College Street West which had been reported stolen earlier in the day from a Janlyn Crescent home.

The vehicle was stopped and all three occupants were arrested without incident.

Those inside the vehicle a female aged 13, and two males aged 12 and 15 all of Belleville cannot be named under the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

An investigation determined numerous items located inside the car had been stolen during the overnight hours of July 25, 2014 and July 26, 2014 from what is believed to be unlocked vehicles and homes in the area of Haig Road stretching from Dundas Street East to the Stanley Park subdivision and west to Farley Avenue.

As well, the youngsters were also linked to a break and enter to a home on Janlyn Crescent during the early morning hours of July 27, 2014.

All were charged with the following offences:

  • Theft of a Motor Vehicle 333.1 CC
  • Attempted theft of a Motor Vehicle 333.1 CC
  • Theft of Credit Card 342(1)(a) CC
  • Theft of Credit Card 342(1)(a) CC
  • Theft of Credit Card 342(1)(a) CC
  • Break and Enter 348(1)(a) CC
  • Possession of Stolen Property 354(1)(a) CC

The 15-year-old male was charged with an additional count of Break and Enter 348(1)(a) CC.

The 12-year-old male and 13-year-old female were released to their respective parents after being charged. Both were with a September 9, 2014 court date on a Promise to Appear which included several officer-imposed conditions.

The 15-year-old male was held for a bail hearing on July 28, 2014.

Anyone with information regarding the incident or wanting to report a theft from a vehicle during this particular timeline is asked to contact Det.-Const. Jeremy Ashley at the Belleville Police Service 613-966-0882 ext. 2315 or

Impaired Driving Belleville, Ontario.

 While on routine patrol at approximately 1:39 am on July 28, 2014 officers observed two vehicles travelling northbound on North Front Street at a high rate of speed that appeared to be racing with one another. One was stopped on North Front at Craig and the other at North Front and Harriett. Both were found to have been drinking and one failed a roadside breath test and was arrested while the other refused to provide a breath sample and was also arrested. Both were transported to the Belleville Police Service and the first driver was found to have more than the legal amount of alcohol in his blood. John Reardon, 63, of Belleville faces charges of Over 80MG and Impaired Driving. He was later released on a Promise to Appear with a court date of August 14, 2014. The second driver, Brian Reardon, aged 30, of Montreal was charged with Refusing to Provide a Breath Sample and was also released on a Promise to Appear but with a court date of August 21, 2014. Both males had their vehicles towed and impounded for 7 days and were issued 90 day licence suspensions.