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December 29, 2020

The Belleville Police Service responded to 50 calls for service from December 28th, 2020 at 5:00 a.m. to December 29th, 2020 at 5:00 a.m.

Liquor Licence Act

Belleville, ON – On the 28th of December 2020 at 10:32 p.m. Police were called to a West end location for a report of an intoxicated male not paying his taxi fare. On arrival, officers were made aware that the male had been sick in the rear of the taxi as a result of having consumed a large number of alcoholic beverages. The male was arrested for being intoxicated in a public place for his own safety. The 33-year-old Quinte West male was taken back to cells and charged under S. 31(4) of The Liquor Licence Act. He was later released into the care of a family member.

Belleville, ON – On the 29th of December 2020, at approximately 3:12 a.m., police were called to a west end location for a report of male passed out in the rear of a vehicle behind a business. Officer approached the vehicle also observed several alcoholic beverages that had been consumed littered throughout the vehicle. Officers spoke to the male and quickly realized that he was heavily intoxicated. A 26-year-old Oshawa man was arrested for being intoxicated in a public place for his own safety as well as the safety of the public. He was later released on a Part I offence notice once deemed able to care for himself.

Warrants

Belleville, ON – On the 29th of December 2020, at approximately 3:00 a.m. police encountered a vehicle near Bay Bridge Road and Dundas Street. Officer pulled it over for highway traffic act related offences. Further inquiries into the driver revealed that he had a warrant out for his arrest for failing to appear for prints. Officers arrested 33-year-old Belleville man, Paul Dawson, under the power of the warrant. He was released shortly thereafter on a promise to appear with a court date for the 21st of January 2021 to answer to the charge.