Belleville Police Service responded to 72 calls for service from the 29th of January 2020 at 5:00 a.m. to the 30th of January 2020 at 5:00 a.m.
Belleville ON - On January 29th, 2020 at approximately 3:00 p.m., City Police observed a 35-year-old Belleville man who was known to police and having an outstanding warrant for Failing to Attend Court. The accused was observed walking Westbound on College St E when officers arrested him on the outstanding warrant which stems back to criminal charges of Break and Enter in January of 2019. The accused is being held for a Show Cause Hearing scheduled for January 30th, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. at the Belleville Ontario Court of Justice.
Theft / Warrants
Belleville ON – On January 29th, 2020 at approximately 5:00 p.m., Belleville Police officers attended a North end department store regarding a Theft. Upon police arrival, store security had a male apprehended for engaging in illegal activity on the premises. The accused was identified by police as 37-year-old, Cory Coles of Deseronto. After a brief investigation, police ascertained that Mr. Coles was the suspect in another theft investigation from the previous week. Mr. Coles also had two outstanding warrants for his arrest for Failing to Attend Court.
Mr. Coles has been charged with a previous Break & Enter as well as, Theft Under $5000, Fail to Attend Court and Fail to Attend for Identification Purposes. The accused was released on his own recognizance and is scheduled to attend court on February 27th, 2020 at the Belleville Ontario Court of Justice.
Belleville ON – On January 29th 2020, city police received a call from a Belleville resident in regards to identity theft. The victim reported receiving a call from Canada Post and was notified that a transfer of services had been approved and a new forwarding address would be set up in the Toronto area without the victim’s approval. The Toronto Police Service was notified of the incident and the forwarding address to follow up with.
The Belleville Police Service would like to remind its citizens to be diligent with their personal government issued documents and to notify police immediately if they suspect they are victims of any possible identity theft or identity fraud.