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30 December 2016 - RobberyWarning - this news article expired on 2017-01-30. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable

Robbery//Recovered Stolen vehicle

 

Belleville, Ontario – On December 29th, 2016, at 7:30 a.m. a woman parked her car on Bleecker Avenue and was accosted by another woman who demanded her car keys. The car owner refused to turn over her keys. The suspect entered a nearby business and removed car keys from an employee’s coat. Stolen at this time was a red Toyota Rav4.

At 9:50 a.m. officers attended on Hwy 62 at Vermilyea Road in relation to a two-car accident with reported injuries. One of the involved vehicles was the stolen Toyota Rav4.

Arrested at the accident scene was a 29-year-old Belleville woman. She was held in custody for a bail hearing on charges of Attempted Robbery and Theft of a Motor Vehicle of a value exceeding five thousand dollars. She was also deemed to be at fault in the accident. She was charged with making an unsafe turn as well as being an unlicenced driver.

Three people were treated at the scene by EMS for minor injuries.

 

 

 

Robbery//stolen phone

 

Belleville, Ontario – On December 29th, 2016, at 7:15 p.m. police attended in the Walmart parking lot as a 19-year- old male had reported being robbed. The victim was shoved to the ground by an unknown male and had his cell phone taken. There was no description of the suspect; nor was there a direction of travel. Anyone who may have witnessed this incident can contact Cst. Paul Fyke at pfyke@police.belleville.on.ca

The victim was not injured.

 

 

 

 

Three-day licence suspension

 

Belleville, Ontario – On December 30th, 2016, at 12:02 a.m. an officer on patrol conducted a traffic stop on North Front Street on a speeding vehicle. The driver had been drinking and registered a “warn” on a roadside screening device. The 28-year-old Belleville man had his licence suspended for three days and his car was towed. He also received a speeding ticket.

 

 

 

RIDE Program

 

Belleville, Ontario – On December 29th, 2016 the RIDE Team set up at various checkpoints around the City into the early morning hours of December 30th.

 

245 cars were checked. 2 motorists were required to provide breath samples and both passed.

 

One motorist was charged with having the wrong licence plates and having no insurance.

 

One motorist was charged with failing to produce an insurance card.