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April 18, 2020Warning - this news article expired on 2020-05-20. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable

The Belleville Police Service responded to 84 calls from April 17th 2020 at 5:00 a.m. to April 18th 2020 at 5:00 am.

Business Break and Enter

Belleville, ON – On April 17th 2020 at 12:05 p.m., police were called to a business on Bridge Street East for a report of a break in.  The investigation revealed a rear entrance to the business had been tampered with, and entry gained by unknown suspect(s). This had occurred between April 16th at 6:30 p.m. and April 17th at 11:00 a.m.  Property, including oriental rugs valued at approximately $800.00 was stolen. Police have video surveillance to work with, and the investigation is continuing.  Police are asking anyone with information about this to please contact investigating officer Cst. Matthew Sly #198 at (613) 966-0882 ext. 4198 or by e-mail at: msly@police.belleville.on.ca or by contacting Crime Stoppers at (613) 969-8477.

Thefts from Garages

Belleville, ON – On April 17th 2020 at 12:37 p.m., police were called to a residence on the West side of the city for a reported theft from a garage.  The complainant advised police that unknown suspect(s) entered her unlocked garage between 11:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.  An 18-speed mountain bike, described as black and green in colour, was stolen.  The investigation is continuing, and police are asking anyone with information to please contact investigating officer Cst. Brenden Frazer #221 at (613) 966-0882 ext. 4221 or by e-mail at: bfrazer@police.belleville.on.ca or by contacting Crime Stoppers at (613) 969-8477.  Police would like to remind citizens to keep all property and vehicles locked as best as possible at all times.

 On April 17th 2020 at 6:27 p.m., police were called to a home on the East side of the city for another reported theft from a garage.  A homeowner discovered his garage had been broken into within the last day.  Stolen was a floor jack and two jack-stands.  The property has an estimated value of $600.00.  Investigation into the matter is continuing, and police are asking anyone with knowledge of this to please contact investigating officer Cst. Devan Aris #196 at (613) 966-0882 ext. 4196 or by e-mail at: daris@police.belleville.on.ca or by contacting Crime Stoppers at (613) 969-8477.

Man Arrested for Threats

Belleville, ON - On April 17th 2020 at 5:18 p.m., police were called to a bank on Front Street for a report of a man threatening a woman.  The man allegedly threatened violence against the woman if she did not provide transportation for him.  Police quickly located the man and arrested him.  Forty- three year old Mark Justin Ferguson of Belleville, was taken into custody for uttering threats to cause bodily harm.  He was released a short time later on an undertaking with conditions to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice on July 2nd.

City Man Arrested for Numerous Charges

Belleville, ON – On the early morning of April 18th 2020 at 3:52 a.m., police attended to an unwanted person call on the south-west side of the city.  Attending officers recognized a male, who was also the focus of an earlier break-in to a home the day prior.  Police arrested and charged 49-year old Terry Douglas Cheverie, and took him into custody.  Cheverie has been charged with breaking and entering a dwelling house, mischief – under five thousand dollars, being unlawfully in a dwelling house, and two counts of failing to comply with probation orders.  Cheverie was released on an undertaking to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice on July 9th on all charges.