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June 6, 2020

The Belleville Police Service responded to 62 calls from June 5th, 2020 at 5:00 a.m. to June 6th, 2020 at 5:00 a.m.

Domestic Criminal Harassment

Belleville, ON – On May 25th, 2020, Belleville Police received a complaint regarding domestic mischief that had taking place.  The report included the suspect making comments about taking their child away to a different country.  The child is currently in the safety of the complainant.  Police made attempts to locate the suspect but it was believed that he skipped town once he knew police were looking for him.  City officers made sure there was a safety plan put in place for the complainant and her child.  A warrant for arrest of the suspect was provided to police by a provincial justice for domestic mischief.

On June 5th, 2020 the suspect was located in Picton Ontario and was arrested by the Prince Edward County Ontario Provincial Police.  The OPP contacted the Belleville Police Service and advised that male suspect was in custody.  The Belleville Police attended the Picton OPP detachment and took custody of the accused.

A 26-year-old Belleville resident was charged with Domestic Criminal Harassment and will be attending the Belleville Ontario Court of Justice on July 20th, 2020 to answer to the charge. 

The name of the accused is not being released at this time to protect the integrity and identity of the victim and her child. 

Warrants

Belleville, ON – On the 5th, of June 2020, City Police picked up a 24-year-old female on outstanding warrants in Oshawa.    

Alysa Wilson of Oshawa was arrested and charged with the following criminal charges;

  • Fail to Comply with a Probation Order
  • Fail to Attend for Prints
  • Fail to Attend Court

Ms. Wilson is scheduled to attend the Belleville Ontario Court of Justice on the 27th of August 2020 to answer to her charges. 

Domestic Assault Warrant

Belleville, ON – On May 29th, 2020 Belleville Police received a complaint of a domestic assault.  Attempts were made to locate the suspect involved on the date in question but was unsuccessful.  A warrant was issued for the suspect by a provincial justice for three counts of domestic assault. 

On June 5th, 2020 at 8:30 p.m., city police located the suspect involved in the incident on Avondale Road.  The suspect was arrested on the authority of the warrant.  The 41-year-old Belleville resident was charged with three counts of Domestic Assault and is scheduled to attend the Belleville Ontario Court of Justice on July 13th, 2020 to answer to the charges. 

The name of the accused cannot be released to protect the integrity and identity of the victim in this matter. 

Dead Chickens, Shot Dog

Belleville, ON – On June 5th, 2020 at approximately 11:30 a.m., Police dispatch received a call from a Thurlow Ward resident advising that a dog got into his chicken coup and killed approximately 20 chickens.  The complainant also advised that the dog ran off bleeding. 

Officers arrived on scene and confirmed that the chickens in fact were killed.  Police also located the dog and dog owner.  The dog suffered only a minor brushing of the bullet and otherwise was in healthy and playful condition and did not require medical attention.  The resident who shot at the dog told the police that he felt bad after the fact  and that’s why he contacted police.  The Thurlow Ward resident was cautioned regarding his actions.  No charges were laid. 

Police advise that you cannot discharge a firearm within the urban city limits but that Thurlow Ward residents are permitted to discharge firearms on their property.  This being the case as to the many farming properties in the township. 

Vehicle Break-Ins

Belleville, ON – On June 5th, 2020 at approximately 1:00 p.m., city police attended an apartment complex on Front St. S. in regards to vehicles entered by unknown suspect(s).  The incident occurred sometime in the morning.  Police will be gathering video evidence but no description was able to be provided to police at the time of the call.  Nothing of value was taken and there was no significant damage. 

If anyone knows anything about this particular crime, they’re asked to contact Constable Wells of the Belleville Police Service at 613-966-0882 ext 4189. 

Disturbance at VIA Train Station

Belleville, ON – On June 5th, 2020 at approximately 2:15 p.m., city police were dispatched to the VIA Rail train station in regards to a female who was combative and out of control.  Upon arrival officers were met by the female in question and a VIA Rail customer service agent.  It wasn’t quite clear to the police what the problem was but the female was tearing up train tickets and yelling at police. 

After a few minutes it was determined that the lady in question was dealing with some mental health issues.  After a lengthy conversation with the officers, the lady calmed down considerably.  Officers determined that the female was not experiencing a serious crisis and just needed to vent her frustrations with the train company.  Officers assisted the female in obtaining a train ticket to Montreal which was her destination and there were no further issues. 

Motor Vehicle Collision with Injuries

Belleville, ON – On June 5th, 2020 at 3:15 p.m., city police were called to an east end residence in regards to a motor vehicle accident that occurred earlier in the day.  Upon arrival police were given information of a younger female in the house with a head injury and was continuously throwing up.  An involved passenger advised police that their friend who was driving somewhere in the Pointe Ann area was showing off for friends driving at speeds in excess of 180km/h.  At some point the female driver lost control over a hill and slammed into the ditch hitting some trees.  The involved witness advised officers that the vehicles bumper was ripped off and the tire blew out.  The female who was in distress was a back-seat passenger and apparently struck her head on the inside roof of the vehicle. 

Officers contacted city EMS immediately and the female who was injured was taken to Quinte Health Care to be treated for her injuries. 

Police are continuing to investigate this incident and charges are possibly pending.  If anyone has any information about this vehicle accident, they’re asked to contact Constable McCurdy of the Belleville Police Service at 613-966-0882 ext 4195. 

Suspended Drive

Belleville, ON – On may 5th, 2020 at 6:20 p.m., a city police conducted a traffic stop on Jane St. for a traffic violation.  Upon further investigation, the officer found that the female driver was a suspended driver within the province of Ontario. 

The 34-year-old Belleville resident female was charged under the Ontario Highway Traffic Act with Operation of a Motor Vehicle While Under Suspension.  The vehicle was removed from the roadway.   

Intoxicated Pedestrian in Traffic

Belleville, ON – On June 5th, at approximately 7:30 p.m., city police were notified of a male who was on Dundas St. W. stumbling into traffic.  Police attended the area and in fact found a gentleman who was severely intoxicated at risk of falling into the pathway of oncoming traffic.  The city officer apprehended the 58-year-old Belleville man for his own safety.  It was determined that the gentleman lived just around the corner.  The officer decided to help gentleman into his residence and place him in the care of a sober resident of the house. 

Breaching Bail using a John Deer Tractor

Belleville, ON – On June 5th, 2020 at approximately 11:00 p.m., city police received a call about an ex-spouse breaching his bail condition by not being near the victim’s home.  The complainant advised police that her ex-spouse who does not live in the city kept driving up and down her street in the west end mounting John Deer tractor.  City Police confirmed that the suspect was in fact in breach of his bail condition. 

City police are continuing to investigate this incident and are looking to locate the suspect.  Charges are forth coming. 

Theft & Possession of Crystal Meth

Belleville, ON – on June 5th, 2020 at approximately 11:15 p.m., city police were dispatched to a South end business regarding two females who had just stole plants and garden accessories from the closed business and took off on the run.  Officer arrived on scene quickly and checked the surrounding area.  The two suspects were observed by officers and a short foot pursuit began.  Both ladies were captured by police and arrested for the theft.  The investigation revealed that one of the females involved had an outstanding warrant for theft under $5000 and a search of the other female revealed that she was in possession of a small quantity of crystal meth. 

Both female accused were brought back to the Belleville Police Service where they kept to sober up from the intoxicants in their system. 

39-year-old Belleville resident, Carrie Sharpe was charged with one count of Theft Under $5000 and one count of Possession of Crystal Methylenedioxyamphetamine.  Mrs. Sharpe is scheduled to attend the Belleville Ontario Court of Justice on July 13th, 2020 to answer to her charges.

30-year-old Belleville resident, Krystal VanDam was charged with two counts of Theft Under $5000 and is scheduled to attend the Belleville Ontario Court of Justice on July 23rd, 2020 to answer to her charges. 

Warrant

Belleville, ON – On June 6th, 2020 at approximately 3:30 a.m., a city police officer was patrolling on Dundas St. W. near Sidney St and observed two suspicious males.  The officer stopped and spoke to both parties who identified themselves to the officer.  A check on both males revealed that one had an outstanding warrant out of Prince Edward County for Breach of Probation.  The officer arrested the 30-year-old Belleville resident on the authority of the OPP’s warrant and took him into custody at the Belleville Police Service.  The accused was turned over to the Prince Edward County OPP shortly thereafter. 

Single Motor Vehicle Collision, Fail to Remain

Belleville, ON – On June 6th, 2020 at approximately 4:15 a.m., police dispatch received a call about a single motor vehicle collision on Old Hwy 2 East.  Further information was that the vehicle struck a hydro pole and there were numerous people in the car.  Officers were on scene within 3 minutes but the suspect driver fled the scene prior to police arrival.   There was some vehicle debris on the roadway and it appeared that the vehicle fled towards Tyendinaga Township. 

Belleville police notified Tyendinaga Police Service that this suspect vehicle may be coming their way and to be on the look out for it.  Police believe that it may be alcohol related from witness information.