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29 January 2013Warning - this news article expired on 2013-02-28. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable

Fraud – Belleville, Ontario

Members of the Belleville Police Service Criminal Investigations Division have arrested and charged two city men with fraud following an investigation into what was reported as a break and enter to a waterfront business on Dundas Street West late last year.

Belleville police officers were called to a business known as ‘The Cove' located at 25 Dundas St. W., for a reported break and enter in early October 2012. An investigation later deemed the incident to be unfounded as a break and enter.

Charged with Fraud Over $5,000 contrary to Sect. 380(1) of the Criminal Code of Canada and Public Mischief contrary to Sect. 140(1) of the Criminal Code of Canada is Wade ENNIS, 28, of Belleville. Charged with Fraud Over $5,000 is Mike BOTTERILL, 32, of Belleville.

Both parties have been released from custody with court dates in March 2013.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Det.-Const. Jeremy Ashley at 613-966-0882 ext. 2315 or Crime Stoppers at 613-969-8477.

Breach of Recognizance – Belleville, Ontario

At approximately 9:48 pm on January 28, 2013 an officer on routine patrol observed a suspicious person in the Bridge Street West / Everett area of the city. The female pedestrian was checked and was found to have been released by a Cornwall Court on a Recognizance after being charged there with Extortion and Possession of Stolen Property Under $5000. One of the conditions of her release was that she obey a curfew in her residence in Montreal from 6:00 pm to 8:00 am daily. The 29 year old woman was arrested and transported to the Belleville Police where she was held for a bail hearing on January 29th at 1:00 pm.

Break and Enter – Belleville, Ontario

At approximately 11:27 pm on January 28, 2013 police were called to a Blessington Road residence to investigate a report of a break and enter. At approximately 10:30 pm that night the resident heard a suspect enter an unused portion of the home then attempt the main door to the house. The suspect tried a second time before neighbours were alerted and they fled from the scene. No entry was gained to the main part of the home and nothing was reported stolen. The complainant did not contact police until approximately one hour after the incident and there is no description of the suspect as he/she was not seen. The investigation is continuing and anyone with any information about the break in is asked to call the Belleville Police Service or Quinte Crimestoppers.