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May 19, 2016Warning - this news article expired on 2016-06-19. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable

Impaired Driver

Belleville, Ontario – On May 18th, 2016, at 5:00 p.m. police responded to a single-vehicle accident at Bridge Street West and Highland Avenue. A pick-up truck had left the roadway and struck a retaining wall in front of a business. The driver fled on foot in a westerly direction. Responding officers engaged in a foot pursuit with the suspect on Wellington Street. The suspect was arrested in the parking lot of 94 Sidney Street.

28-year-old Adam Tyler Jesty of Belleville was charged with impaired driving and over 80 mgs.  He will appear in court on June 2nd, 2016.

There was extensive damage to the retaining wall as well as the truck. The accused suffered minor injuries and was treated by EMS.

Any witnesses to this incident can contact Cst. Vandertoorn at cvandertoorn@police.belleville.on.ca