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Thefts at grocery stores

Belleville, Ontario – On August 30th, 2018, at 6:20 p.m. police attended at an east end grocery store regarding a shoplifter. An adult woman had been arrested by store security. The woman was trespassed from the store with no charges being laid.

On August 30th, 2018, at 9:00 p.m. police attended at an east end grocery store in relation to two female shoplifters who had fled from store security. The security officer had arrested a woman for shoplifting when a second woman assaulted him. This freed the initial suspect who ran eastbound onto Herchimer Avenue. This woman was arrested by the first responding officer who was on Herchimer Avenue when the call came in. A check revealed that the 40 year-old Belleville woman was wanted on outstanding warrants for breach of probation. Her new charges include: theft under $5000.00, resisting arrest and breach of probation. She remains in custody awaiting a bail hearing on August 31st, 2018. In addition, property was seized from her bag which was believed to have been stolen from another store.  Video footage will be released surrounding the identity of the unknown second woman and her car. The second woman is described as being white and in her early 40’s. The car is described as a black Mazda hatchback. The security person was not injured. Any information on the second woman can be forwarded to Constable Jordan Wells at jwells@police.belleville.on.ca or Quinte Crimestoppers.

On August 30th, 2018, officers attended at a grocery store in the north end in relation to a male who had walked out of the store carrying meat. Video footage will be released showing an unknown white male in his 30’s. He was wearing a black tank top with a large yellow emblem on the front, black pants, black hat and white running shoes. Any information can be forwarded to Constable Monique Waite at mwaite@police.belleville.on.ca or Quinte Crimestoppers.

 

 

Male arrested for Assault//Warrants

Belleville, Ontario – On August 30th, 2018, at 9:15 a.m. officers attended at 180 Haig Road in relation to an assault investigation from August 28th, 2018. A male had been assaulted by three other men. One of the males identified was a 30-year-old man who was also wanted on an outstanding warrant for failing to notify of change address under the Sex Offender Information Registration Act. The 30-year-old male was arrested and held for a bail hearing. His new charges include assault and uttering death threats. The victim suffered minor injuries and was treated at BGH. This is the same victim who was assaulted at 180 Haig Road on July 31st by five people (three males and two females). The 30 year-old male was not part of the July 31st investigation. The investigation is continuing into the identities of the remaining two males.

 

Stolen U-haul truck

Belleville, Ontario – On August 30th, 2018, at 10:30 a.m. police attended on North Cannifton Road in relation to a stolen U-haul truck. Between August 27th and August 30th unknown persons stole a U-haul truck described as a “fifteen-footer”. It has Arizona licence plates AG 29430.

 

Motor vehicle collisions involving pedestrians

Belleville, Ontario – On August 30th, 2018, officers investigated six collisions. Two collisions involved pedestrians. One was a fail to remain with property damage.

On August 30th, 2018, at 9:46 a.m. officers attended on Shannon Road as two mailboxes had been struck overnight. The officers seized car parts that were left behind at the scene. With these car parts serial #’s were obtained identifying the year, make and model of the hit-and-run vehicle. Any information can be forwarded to Constable Steve Cooke at scooke@police.belleville.on.ca or Quinte Crimestoppers.

On August 30th, 2018, at 12:57 p.m. police attended a two-car collision on Station Street. Both cars were towed from the scene. One of the motorists was charged with failing to yield to traffic. There were no reported injuries.

On August 30th, 2018, at 3:05 p.m. police attended at the intersection of Church Street and Victoria Avenue as a pedestrian had been struck by a car. The pedestrian had been struck by the side mirror of a passing car. There were no injuries and the investigation is continuing.

On August 30th, 2018, at 6:14 p.m. police attended at the intersection of Bridge Street West and Sidney Street as a pedestrian had been struck by a car. The pedestrian was transported to BGH by paramedics with a cut to his hand. A 35-year-old Belleville man was charged with failing to yield to a pedestrian.

 

Mischief and theft from vehicles

Belleville, Ontario – On August 30th, 2018, at 9:15 p.m. police received two calls about damaged vehicles on Harder Drive. One vehicle had a side window broken while the second vehicle had the canvas top slit open. In both instances the suspects gained entry and purses were stolen. It appears that there were credit card attempts at an unknown location. The investigation is continuing.