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August 18, 2020Warning - this news article expired on 2020-09-18. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable

Belleville Police Service responded to 78 calls for service from the 17th of August 2020 at 5:00 a.m. to the 18th of August 2020 at 5:00 a.m.

Impaired Driving Charge

Belleville, ON – On the 17th of August 2020, shortly after 4:00 p.m., members of the Belleville Police Service received a call from a concerned citizen who was following a vehicle. The vehicle in question was described the as swerving all over the road, nearly striking a pole.  Officers were able to locate the motor vehicle in the east end of Belleville. During the course of their investigation, officers believed the driver was impaired.  Subsequently, 45-year-old Tracey Lasher of Stirling Ontario was charged with impaired operation and possession of a controlled substance.  She was released from custody with a court date in September 2020. 

Traffic Enforcement

Belleville, ON – On the 18th of August 2020 shortly after 2:00 a.m., officers with the Belleville Police Service stopped a vehicle in Belleville’s east end.  During the course of the traffic stop, it was learned that the driver was currently under suspension and thus could not be operating the vehicle.  As a result, 32-year-old Myles Hughes of Kingston Ontario, was charged with driving while under suspension.  He was issued a Part III Provincial Offences Summons with a court date in September.