The Belleville Police Service responded to 59 calls between September 18, 2018 at 5 a.m. and September 19, 2018 at 5 a.m.
Motor vehicle collisions
City police investigated four motor vehicle collisions within the preceding 24-hour period.
On September 18, 2018 at 8:12 a.m. police responded to the area of Bleecker Avenue and Emily Street for a report of a collision involving a motor vehicle and a school bus. Damage was reported as moderate. No injuries were reported. An investigation resulted in a 67-year-old man being charged under the Highway Traffic Act with the offence of “start from stopped position – not in safety.”
At 12:59 p.m. police responded to the College Street West and North Front Street area for a collision involving two vehicles. Damage was moderate and one motor vehicle was towed from the scene. A 34-year-old man was charged under the Highway Traffic Act with the offence of “fail to yield from private roadway.”
At 1:42 p.m. police responded to the area of Bell Boulevard and Wallbridge-Loyalist Road for a collision involving two motor vehicles. Damage was noted to be extensive. An investigation resulted with a 39-year-old man being charged under the Highway Traffic Act with “careless driving.”
A fourth collision was reported to police at 4:50 p.m. from a private property location on Bell Boulevard. Damage was reported as “minor” and there was no report of any injuries.
On September 18, 2018 at 2:32 p.m. police responded to a shopping centre in the northern portion of the city. A female was observed by store security to be stealing merchandise without paying. An investigation resulted in 53-year-old Veronica Lalonde being arrested and charged with “theft – under five thousand dollars.” She was released on an appearance notice with a court date in November at the Ontario Court of Justice in Belleville.
On September 18, 2018 at 3:05 p.m. police attended to a financial institution in the downtown core for a report of a theft of cash. A police investigation brought forth that a city man had withdrawn cash from a machine, but forgot to take the money. He left, and realized quickly what he had forgotten. Upon his return the cash was gone. Police are working with the bank, and surveillance cameras have secured an older male suspect as being responsible for the theft. A physical description of the man was not immediately available. The investigation is continuing. Anyone with information about this is asked to contact investigating officer Cst. Mark Hall #130 at (613) 966-0882 ext. 2227 or by e-mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Break, enter and theft
On September 18, 2018 at 3:41 p.m. police responded to a reported break, enter and theft from an east end location. Police attended and commenced an investigation. An unknown male suspect pried open a door to a secure building before leaving the location with a stolen bicycle. Police are continuing the investigation and have video surveillance to assist. Anyone with information on this occurrence is asked to contact investigating officer Cst. Erin McAdam #185 at (613) 966-0882 ext. 4185 or by e-mail at: email@example.com or Quinte Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
Arrested on warrants
On September 18, 2018 at 7:15 p.m. police received a Quinte West woman wanted on arrest warrants for two charges of breaching probation. The female was earlier arrested by the Quinte West OPP and turned over to city police where the warrants were executed. The woman has been held in police custody pending a bail hearing on September 19, 2018 at the Ontario Court of Justice in Belleville.
Breach of undertaking
On September 19, 2018 at 00:23 a.m. police were on general patrol in the Front Street area. Officers came across a man known to be on conditions from an earlier undertaking. Police investigated. A check on the man revealed he was on conditions, one of which was to obey a curfew from 11 p.m. to 7 a.m. daily. The man was arrested without incident and taken into custody. A 22-year-old city man is being held pending a bail hearing on September 19, 2018 at the Ontario Court of Justice in Belleville.
On September 19, 2018 at 2:05 a.m. police responded to the west park village area for a report of a disturbance and damage to a motor vehicle. Police continue to investigate the damage to the motor vehicle, however during this investigation a 36-year-old city man was arrested and taken into custody for “being intoxicated in a public place” under the Liquor Licence Act. He was transported to police headquarters and lodged into a holding cell until sober. Anyone with information on the damaged motor vehicle is asked to contact investigating officer Cst. Dave Bradley #95 at (613) 966-0882 ext. 4095 or by e-mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org