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31 January 2014Warning - this news article expired on 2014-02-28. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable

Accidents

Belleville, Ontario – There were a total of 9 accidents on January 30th, 2014.

At 9:35 a.m. police attended at the intersection of Cannifton Road and Adam Street for a two-car accident.

At 10:42 a.m. police attended on Old Hwy 2 for a two-car accident. Both cars were towed. A 68 year old Belleville man was charged with careless driving.

At 12:01 p.m. police attended at the intersection of Bridge Street East and George St. for a two-car accident. One car had to be towed and one driver reported minor injuries. A 64 year old Picton woman was charged with failing to yield to traffic.

At 12:13 p.m. police attended on Sidney St. at Roblin Road in relation to a two-car accident. One driver reported minor injuries. A 23 year old Belleville woman was charged with failing to yield to traffic.

At 12:39 p.m. police attended at the intersection of Geddes Street and Evans Street in relation to a two-car accident. One car was towed from the scene.

At 1:34 p.m. police attended at the intersection of Station Street and Bleecker Avenue for a two-car accident. Both vehicles were towed from the scene. A 16 year old Belleville youth was charged with careless driving.

At 5:11 p.m. police attended at a two-car accident in a parking lot on Bleecker Avenue. There were no reported injuries.

At 5:53 p.m. police attended at the intersection of North Front Street and Bell Blvd. in relation to two-car accident. No one was injured.

At 12:19 a.m. (Jan. 31st) police attended at the intersection of Bridge Street West and Coleman Street in relation to a two-car accident. Both cars were towed from the scene. A 53 year old Belleville woman was charged with making an unsafe left turn. No one was injured.

Fraud

Belleville, Ontario –On January 30th, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. police investigated a fraudulent cheque that a woman had received as a result of an ad that she had posted on Kijiji. A potential buyer sent her a cheque for an amount that was more than the asking price. The buyer requested the seller to cash the cheque and keep a portion of the money for herself. The remainder of the money was to be sent back to the buyer. A check at a local bank confirmed the seller's suspicions that the cheque was indeed fraudulent. The cheque was turned over to police. There was no loss in this incident. The investigation is continuing.

Disturbance

Belleville, Ontario – On January 31st, 2014 at 3:11 a.m. police received a report of two males fighting on College Street West. The caller added that a woman was trying to separate the combatants. A 25 year old Picton man was arrested for his own protection under the Liquor Licence Act. The males did not require medical attention for their minor injuries.