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7 January 2011Warning - this news article expired on 2011-02-07. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable

Over 80 mgs of Alcohol
Belleville, Ontario ? On 7 January, 2011 at 2:23 a.m., police were notified of a possible impaired driver that was southbound on North Front Street. The vehicle was identified to police with the assistance of a witness. Police stopped this vehicle on North Front Street just north of Craig Street. Investigation of this incident resulted in the driver of the Beige Neon being arrested. Joshua Bird (21 years) of Madoc has been charged with operating a motor vehicle with more than 80 mgs of alcohol. Bird will appear in Provincial court on 17 February, 2011.

Serious Motor Vehicle Collision
Belleville, Ontario ? On 6 January, 2011 at 11:57 p.m., police responded to a serious personal injury collision on Tracy Street at Thompson Court. A 2007, Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS, was westbound on Tracey Street when the driver lost control, slid sideways and struck a hydro pole. A 26 year old, Belleville man was the lone occupant of the vehicle and suffered serious injuries. This male was taken by ambulance initially to BGH and later transferred to KGH. This investigation is ongoing.

Belleville Police are asking for any one that may have information about this collision to contact Sgt Tom Sweet at 613 966 0882.