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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.

Domestic Assault

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

Sexual assault causing bodily harm

Overcome resistance by choking



Criminal harassment

Weapons dangerous

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.

Dangerous Situation

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.

Amazon Fraud

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.