Weapons Call – Foot Chase
On Sunday 19 July 2015 at 7:01 p.m. a citizen in the northeast part of the City called Belleville Police Service to report hearing gunshots in a neighboring house known to be vacant. The first Officer arriving on scene observed a male running from the area carrying a possible weapon. A lengthy foot chase ensued and the suspect was arrested at gunpoint without incident. A second male suspect was arrested in the area also without incident by other responding Officers. A large machete and a pellet rifle were later located after a police search of the vicinity.
Two Belleville men, 21 year old Cody DUNN and 24 year old Joshua LACROIX-RICHARDSON are both charged with possession of weapons dangerous to the public peace and will both appear in Criminal Court on 20 August 2015.
On Monday 20 July 2015 Belleville Police Service responded after a 62 year old Belleville man was beaten and robbed of his wallet and cash at 2:45 a.m. in the area of Front Street north of Dundas Street. 3 male suspects were last seen running north on Front Street towards Bridge Street. Suspects were all described as male white 19-20 years of age. One of the suspects was described as being 6’ tall and 190lbs with blond-orange hair. The victim received moderate injuries and was taken to local hospital by EMS. Anyone who may have seen the assault or the suspects running or has information is asked to call Constable Jeff SMITH or Crime stoppers.