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3 October 2011Warning - this news article expired on 2011-11-03. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable

Break & Enter(s)

Belleville, Ontario ? Three Break & Enters were reported to police on September 30th. The first occurred on Pine Street sometime between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Entry was gained through a basement window. Thieves took a lap top computer valued at approximately $400.00.

At 9:50 p.m. a homeowner on Murney Street heard noises near the front of his home and when he went to investigate he found a male attempting to cut the screen of his front window in an attempt enter the residence. On seeing the homeowner the suspect fled the area. The homeowner was unable to give a description of the suspect.

At 6:10 p.m. a resident on Wellington Cres observed a male crawl through a rear window of a neighboring home. The witness immediately called police describing the suspect as male, wearing white sneakers, blue pants, ball hat, and red and blue jacket. On police arrival the suspect was located inside the home. The suspect was arrested for Break & Enter however through police investigation it was determined, that although the homeowner was not at home, the suspect had permission to be there. The suspect was released unconditionally.

Belleville Police would like to thank the public for their support, and for providing information about suspicious activity in their neighbourhoods. It is extremely important that community members continue to work closely with the police to report and address suspicious or criminal behavior.

Stolen Vehicle(s)

Belleville, Ontario ? Two stolen vehicles were reported to police over the weekend. On September 30th a motorcycle was reported stolen from a Moira Street East location. The motorcycle is described as a 2011, black, Suzuki, DR2, 200cc, plate number 7627M. The second vehicle was reported stolen on October 1st from a Coleman Street location. The vehicle is a 2003 Mazda, 4 door, Blue, with plate number BKYC500.

Both incidents of theft are currently under investigation.

Theft

Belleville, Ontario ? On September 30th a Prince Edward Island business reported a theft to the Belleville Police Service. The business hired a third party transport company from out of province to pick up a load of dairy products from a Jamison Bone location.

Neither the transport nor the product arrived in Prince Edward Island on the scheduled date therefore prompting the report to police. Further investigation revealed the Transport and Trailer arrived in Belleville on September 27th at 10:00 p.m. with the appropriate requisite to pick up the load. The transport left Belleville with approximately $300,000.00 worth of products. The transport and driver have not been heard from since. The out of province Transport Company was contacted however did not have any knowledge of a pick up request for Belleville.

The transport is described as a Peterbuilt, burgundy in colour with a 3 axel refrigerated trailer. The driver was described as male, white, wearing a white plastic chest brace.

Police are continuing their investigation and are requesting anyone who may have seen this transport and/or driver to contact the Belleville Police Service Criminal Investigation Division at 613 966 0882.

Domestic - Mischief

Belleville, Ontario ? On October 1, 2011 at 10:10 a.m. police responded to a report of domestic disturbance at a residence on Bleecker Ave. The suspect was attempting to gain entry by kicking in the front door. The male had left prior to police arrival however was located a short time later. A 26 year old Belleville male was arrested and charged with one count of Mischief to Property. He was subsequently released and will appear in court on October 31st

Arson

Belleville, Ontario ? On October 2, 2011 at 10:11 p.m. a homeowner on Catherine Street heard a noise outside her home and when she went to investigate observed a male attempting to burn her van by attempting to set a front tire on fire. The female resident scared the suspect away and he was last seen running west on Catherine Street. The suspect is described as male, white, stocky build, wearing dark clothing and a black ball hat. The suspect was seen running with a ?limp'.

Police are requesting anyone who may know the identity of this suspect to police contact police at 613 966 0882 or Crime Stoppers at 613 969-8477.