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30 November 2011Warning - this news article expired on 2011-12-30. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable

Assault with a weapon

Belleville, Ontario ? on 29 November 2011, at 5:30 p.m., police were called to a Brown Street residence in response to a domestic disturbance. Police were advised that a male was intoxicated and was breaking up furniture. Upon Police arrival, the male suspect picked up a meat cleaver and threatened to kill the officers. The suspect was disarmed and taken into custody. A 49 year old Belleville man is scheduled for a Bail Hearing today on the following charges: three counts of uttering death threats, two counts of assault with a weapon, and one count of weapons dangerous. One of the officers was treated for a minor injury. The suspect was also treated for his injuries.