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March 12, 2021Warning - this news article expired on 2021-04-12. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable

The Belleville Police Service responded to 63 calls from March 11th 2021 at 5:00 a.m. to March 12th 2021 at 5:00 a.m.

Porch Pirates

Belleville, ON – On March 11th 2021 city police received a trio of thefts.  The first call was reported at 10:02 a.m. in the Albert Street area.  The victim reported receiving a confirmation from a photograph of merchandise which had been delivered to his home from a courier service.  Upon returning to the home, the victim observed the property to be missing.  Two packages containing Nintendo gaming systems and joy-sticks, red and blue in colour were missing.  The value of the property is approximately $600.00.  An investigation into the matter is continuing.  Anyone with information about this is asked to please contact Belleville Police at (613) 966-0882 or Crime Stoppers at (613) 969-8477.

Thefts

On March 11th 2021 at 10:29 a.m., police received a reported theft from a motor vehicle in the Bridge Street East area.  The complainant advised police that some time between March 8th and March 11th unknown person(s) entered a vehicle, stealing a hunting knife and a brown leather purse.  The glove-box within the vehicle had also been ransacked, and items strewn about the nearby property.  Investigation into the matter is continuing, and police are asking anyone with information to call Belleville Police at (613) 966-0882 or Crime Stoppers at (613) 969-8477.

On March 11th 2021 at 5:24 p.m., police received a reported theft from a common room at the Ramada by Wyndham on Bay Bridge Road.  The complainant reported her back-pack stolen from a meeting room.  Police have video surveillance to work with, and the investigation is continuing.  Police are asking anyone with information to please contact investigating officer Cst. Steven Genore at (613) 966-0882 ext. 4194 or by e-mail at: sgenore@police.belleville.on.ca or by calling Crime Stoppers at (613) 969-8477.

Stunt Driver Terminated

Belleville, ON – On March 11th 2021 at 7:30 p.m., an officer with the Traffic Safety Unit was patrolling North Front Street.  He observed a motor vehicle driving at an extremely fast speed, weaving in and out of traffic.  The officer clocked the motor vehicle by speed-radar at travelling 110 km/hr in a posted 50 km/hr zone.  Once stopped, the male driver, a 40-year old city man, had no explanation for his actions.  He was issued a Highway Traffic Act part 3 summons for the offence of “drive motor vehicle – perform stunt – speeding by 50 km/hr or more.”  The man had his driver’s licence seized for seven days, and his vehicle towed and impounded for seven days.  He is to appear in provincial offences court on April 12th.