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Total calls for service – Belleville Police responded to 294 calls for service over a 96-hour period beginning at 5:00 am on the 29th of July, 2022, to 5:00 am on the 2nd of August, 2022.

Arrested on Warrants

On the 30th of July 2022 at 2:39 a.m. Belleville Police Officers were on general patrol in the area of Olive Street and St. Charles Street in Belleville, Ontario when they observed a male who was acting suspiciously.  Upon further police investigation, it was revealed that 40-year-old male Joel Maithlin of No Fixed Address had outstanding warrants for failing to attend court, failing to attend for fingerprints and forcible confinement. Maithlin was arrested on the strength of the warrants and transported to Belleville Police Service and held in custody for a short period and then released with a court date of August 18th, 2022.

Stolen Bikes

On the 30th of July 2022 at 11:30 a.m. Belleville Police received a call to a north-end hotel regarding theft of bicycles from a vehicle parked in the parking lot.  Police received information that guests staying at the hotel had parked their vehicle with two bicycles on a bike rack in the hotel parking lot.  Sometime overnight, unknown suspect(s) cut the lock on the bike rack and stole the bicycles.  The first bike is described as a white, specialized road bike and the second is a black GIANT road bike.  Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Mike HART #219 at 613-966-0882 X4219 or mhart@bellevilleps.ca.

Domestic Dispute

On the 1st of August, 2022 at 11:40 am Belleville Police attended an address on Hastings Drive Belleville, Ontario in regards to a domestic dispute.  Upon arrival, police received information that the complainant had been assaulted by their partner. While taking the victim’s statement police, received further information that the complainant had been assaulted numerous times in the past. As a result, a 22-year-old Belleville, Ontario resident was charged with six counts of spousal assault. The accused was later released with a court date of the 22nd of August, 2022. The name of the accused is not being released to protect the identity of the victim.