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January 13, 2020Warning - this news article expired on 2020-02-13. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable

The Belleville Police Service responded to 47 calls for service from the 12th of January 2020 at 5:00 a.m. to the 13th of January 2020 at 5:00 a.m.

Intoxicated Female

Belleville, ON—On the 12th of January 2020 at 7:00 a.m. Belleville Police responded to the west end for what was initially a theft complaint.  The suspect was located nearby and found to be heavily intoxicated.  A 20-year-old female from Belleville was arrested for being intoxicated in a public place.  She was held until sober and the stolen item was returned.

Early Collison

Belleville, ON--On the 12th of January 2020 at 8:00 a.m. Belleville Police came across a motor vehicle collision in the area of Dundas Street and Wallbridge-Loyalist Road.  Both vehicles were not driveable and the investigation is continuing.

Warming vehicle warning

On January 12th, 2020 at 8:00 p.m. Belleville Police responded to a report of a stolen vehicle which had just occurred in the west end of the city.  The owner had started the vehicle and left it to warm up.  A responding officer located the vehicle parked a block away with no one inside but with the engine still running.  The vehicle was returned to the owner.  Belleville police are reminding the public to lock the doors of their vehicles if they choose to let them idle unattended.  Also, the removal of the key fob from the area around newer vehicles does not cause the vehicle to shut off if they are put in gear.  Once the vehicle engine is started it can be driven without the fob until the engine is shut off.

Fraud Warning

Belleville, ON – On the 9th of January 2020, Belleville Police received reports of a female canvassing door-to-door requesting money for local charities. Further follow-up with the involved charities confirmed that the claim was fictitious in nature. The only available descriptors at this time is a 5’4 white female with blonde hair. Anyone with information is asked to contact Quinte Crime Stoppers.