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28 July 2018Warning - this news article expired on 2018-08-30. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable

Public intoxication

Belleville, ON – At approximately 9:45 P.M. on the 27th of July, police arrested a 32 year old Belleville male for public intoxication in the downtown core after he was found to be causing a disturbance in a crowded parking lot. The male was transported to the Belleville Police Service where he was held in custody for his own protection and the protection of others. He was eventually released once he sobered up on a provincial offence notice for public intoxication.

 

A second male was arrested for public intoxication at 10:30 P.M. on the 27th of July after he was brought to the attention of police by a pedestrian who observed him passed out on a bench in the downtown core. The 46 year old Peterborough male also had warrants for his arrest by The Peterborough Police Service for break and enter. He was taken to the Belleville Police Service where he was lodged in cells. Peterborough attended to execute the warrant and return him to Peterborough where he will be held for a bail hearing to answer to their charges.

 

Later, at approximately 2:45 A.M. on the 28th of July, police were flagged down in the downtown core with regards to a male who was clinging to a tree after falling into traffic where a driver had to swerve to avoid hitting him. Police arrested the 68 year old Belleville resident for his own protection and he was lodged in cells till morning when he was released on a provincial offence notice for public intoxication.