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9 August 2010Warning - this news article expired on 2010-09-09. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable

Animal Bite

Belleville, Ontario ? On August 7, 2010, at 2:25 p.m., police received a report of a child being bitten by a dog while at the Pirate Ship Park in west Riverside Park. A male was observed in the park with a black dog that is being described as possibly a pit bull. The dog was not muzzled and was off leash. The dog was heard being called ?Princess'.

The dog bit the child on the abdomen and after being bitten the male placed the dog on a leash and left the park on foot. The male is described as being in his 30's, wearing a black muscle shirt, jeans and was balding.

The child was treated and released from Belleville General Hospital with non serious injuries as a result of this bite. Police are seeking the assistance from the public in identifying the owner of this dog which will assist in determining any possible medical treatment this child might require in the future.

Assault(s) - Domestic

Belleville, Ontario ? On August 6, 2010, at approximately 11:00 p.m., the Belleville Police Service responded to a Domestic Assault at an east end home in Belleville. The victim reported she was struck by a male in the home. As a result a 53 year old Belleville male was arrested and charged with one count of Assault and subsequently released on a Promise to Appear with a court date set in September 2010. The victim was treated and released from hospital for her injuries. The name of the male will not be released as to protect the identity of the victim.

Belleville, Ontario ? On August 7, 2010, at 5:45 a.m., police responded to a Domestic Assault in the North West end of Belleville. The victim reported she was struck by a male in the home. As a result a 33 year old Belleville male was arrested and charged with one count of Assault and subsequently released on a Promise to Appear with a court date set in September 2010. The name of the male will not be released as to protect the identity of the victim.

Belleville, Ontario ? On August 8, 2010, at 3:00 a.m., police responded to a Domestic Assault in the North West end of Belleville. The victim reports she was choked and when she attempted to flee from the residence she was prevented by being thrown through a door. A 31 year old Belleville male was arrested and charged with 2 counts of Assault Causing Bodily Harm and one count of Forcible Confinement. He was held for a Bail Hearing set for August 9, 2010. The victim was treated and released from hospital for her injuries. The name of the male will not be released as to protect the identity of the victim.

Arson

Belleville, Ontario ? Belleville Police and Belleville Fire Department responded to a deliberately set fire on Pinnacle Street over the weekend. The fire was set on August 7th in a dumpster at 315 Pinnacle Street just before midnight.

Belleville Police Service and Belleville Fire Department are continuing their joint investigation into these deliberately set fires. Police are asking that if anyone has any information that may assist in these investigations to contact Belleville Police Service at 613 966 0882 or Crime Stoppers at 1 800 222 8477.

Impaired Driver

Belleville, Ontario ? On August 7, 2010, at 1:13 a.m., police responded to single motor vehicle accident on Farnham Road Belleville. Officers spoke to the driver of the vehicle and subsequently administered the Roadside Screening Device. As a result Gregory Hunter, 56 years old from Quinte West was charged with Impaired Driving. He was released an August court date.

Mischief - Graffiti

Belleville, Ontario ? On August 6, 2010, police received another report of Mischief to a business in the Dundas Street East area. Suspects spray painted graffiti on the north wall of Medi-Gas on South Church Street. Police are continuing their investigation and are requesting anyone with information regarding who may be responsible this graffiti to please call police at 613 966 0882 or Crime Stoppers at 1 800 222 8477.