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29 November 2015Warning - this news article expired on 2015-12-30. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable

Drugs and R.I.D.E

The Belleville Police service started its yearly R.I.D.E program on the evening of the 27th November 2015. Within minutes of setting up the team, a vehicle turns away from the set up to avoid the stop. The vehicle was stopped on Emily Street. Investigations lead to the arrest of a 47 year old Toronto area man and a 41 year old Stirling Ontario female. The two parties were charged with four counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking in a controlled substance (Cocaine $4000, Heroin $2400, Crack Cocaine $1100, and Morphine $340). The officers also seized over $4600 in cash, the two parties have been held in custody for a bail hearing on the 30th November 2015.

On the 28th November 2015 at approximately 12:30 am the R.I.D.E team was set up on Dundas Street west. The officers checked a vehicle which had a strong smell of marijuana coming from the inside of the car. The investigations lead to the arrest of a 18 year Belleville resident for possession for purpose of trafficking in marijuana. The male was released from custody with a court date of 17 December 2015. The value of the marijuana was approximately &50

Impaired Driver

On the 27 November 2015 at approximately 7:00 pm police attended a single car accident on Bell Boulevard. Investigation revealed the driver of the vehicle a 61 year Campbellford woman had been drinking alcohol while driving the vehicle. She was arrested for impaired operation of a motor vehicle.  The female blew over three times the legal limit. She was later released on a Promise to Appear with a court date of the 17th December 2015