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July 7, 2020

The Belleville Police Service responded to 60 calls from July 6th 2020 at 5:00 a.m. to July 7th 2020 at 5:00 am.

Theft from boat

Belleville, ONT – On July 6th 2020 at 12:56 p.m., police were called to a business on Dundas Street West for a reported theft from a boat.  The property owner advised police that some time between Thanksgiving weekend of 2019 and July 2nd, unknown person(s) broke into the vessel and stole a small amount of personal property including a black back-pack and a Bombay wooden crate containing materials.  An investigation into the matter is continuing, and police are asking anyone who may have information about this to please contact investigating officer Cst. Greg Kendall #174 at (613) 966-0882 ext. 4174 or by e-mail at: gkendall@police.belleville.on.ca or by calling Crime Stoppers at (613) 969-8477.

Drug offences

Belleville, ONT – On July 6th 2020 at 4:05 p.m., police were patrolling the downtown core and came across a male who appeared to be shooting up with a needle on the Front Street curb.  The man was also observed disposing of the needle and discarding other garbage in the area.  Police arrested and charged 54-year old Kevin Harris of Windsor, Ontario with the possession of a controlled substance under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, littering the highway contrary to the Ontario Highway Traffic Act, and disposing of a needle in a public place contrary to the Safe Street Act.  Harris was released on an undertaking to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice on September 14th.

Domestic assault

Belleville, ONT – On July 6th 2020 at 4:42 p.m., police were called to a residence in the south-west portion of the city for a reported disturbance between a man and a woman.  This investigation resulted in the arrest of a 25-year old man from Quinte West, Ontario.  The man was taken into custody and charged with spousal assault.  He was later released on an undertaking with strict conditions to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in August.  Police are not releasing the name of the man in order to protect the identity of the victim.

Arrested on warrant

Belleville, ONT – On July 6th 2020 at 7:50 p.m., police patrolling in the area of Bridge Street West observed a female known to have been wanted for failing to comply with a probation order.  The warrant was confirmed, and police arrested the 37-year old female without incident. City woman Ashley Roxanne Wellbanks was taken into custody, and the warrant was executed.  After being processed, Wellbanks was released on an undertaking to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice on September 10th.