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Belleville Police Service responded to 72 calls for service from June 30th, 2015 at 5:00 a.m. to July 01st, 2015 at 5:00 a.m. . . .

 

***Updated Located***Missing 16-year-old - Belleville, Ontario

 

Belleville - The Belleville Police Service is looking to the public for assistance in locating a 16-year-old who was last seen Saturday.

Tyler Kirk BAKER was last observed in the area of Pepper Avenue on Saturday June 27, 2015.

He is described as having a tanned complexion, 5’8” in height; 120 pounds with a thin build and scruffy facial hair. BAKER has brown hair, brown eyes and also has ‘plugs’ in both of his ears (which are also referred to as earrings).

BAKER has significant scars around his neck from a previous injury.

Please see attached photos.

Anyone with information regarding BAKER’s whereabouts is asked to contact Det.-Cont. Jeremy ASHLEY at the Belleville Police Service at 613-966-0882 ext. 2315, jashley@police.belleville.on.ca or Crime Stoppers at 613-969-8477.

On the 30th of June 2015 at 8Pm the missing youth was located by Police.

 

Three teenagers hospitalized, fourth charged - Belleville, Ontario

 

BELLEVILLE - Belleville Police are looking to the public for assistance after three teenagers were taken to hospital for a drug overdose after being provided a lethal anti-depression medication while attending house parties in the city over the past several days.

On Tuesday June 30, 2015 Belleville police were called to two separate incidents in which paramedics were dealing with teenaged males who had overdosed on an unknown drug. At one of the scenes a 16-year-old male was identified by several people as being the provider of the drug and was subsequently arrested.

The investigation led police to determine the male was in attendance at a party on Sidney Street the afternoon of June 30, 2015 where he distributed the drug to other teenaged boys. According to hospital physicians, the drug – which was identified as a potent medication for depression – is considered one of the most lethal available if misused.

The victims were subsequently taken to Belleville hospital with serious, life-threatening injuries – and one was transferred to Kingston hospital in serious condition.

Further investigation revealed a third teenager – a 16-year-old female – who had also overdosed on the same drug over the weekend and is currently in the Belleville hospital’s Intensive Care Unit.

She is believed to have been provided the drug by the accused during another party held Saturday June 27, 2015.

The 16-year-old male was charged with one count of Possession of a Controlled Substance under the CDSA and two counts each of Criminal Negligence Causing Bodily Harm – Sect. 221 of the Criminal Code.

The male was held for a bail hearing.

Investigators believe there may be other victims who were potentially provided the same drug at house parties over the past several days.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Det.-Const. Jeremy Ashley at the Belleville Police Service at 613-966-0882 ext. 2315, jashley@police.belleville.on.ca or Crime Stoppers at 613-969-8477.