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August 29, 2022Warning - this news article expired on 2022-09-29. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable

Total calls for service – Belleville Police responded to 217 calls for service over a 72-hour period beginning at 5:00 am on the 26th of August, 2022, to 5:00 am on the 29th of August, 2022.

Driving/ drug offences

On 27 August 2022, at 2:35pm, police received a call regarding a motor vehicle collision on Dundas Street East. Police arrived and observed a single vehicle had struck a pole. Police attempted to speak with the driver when he attempted to flee on foot. The male was quickly arrested, and police located a large quantity of cocaine, methamphetamine, and fentanyl on his person. Police searched the vehicle and located a variety of drug and drug trafficking paraphernalia, a replica handgun, and a kevlar vest.  Joseph Dunkley, 35, of Belleville was charged with the following offences:

  • Fail to remain
  • Drive under suspension x3
  • Operation while prohibited x 2
  • Obstruct peace officer
  • Possession of firearm or ammunition contrary to prohibition order x4
  • Transport firearm or weapon in a careless manner
  • Possession of schedule 1 substance x3
  • Possession of property obtained by crime.

Dunkley was held in custody following a bail hearing.

Break and enter

On 28 August 2022, police responded to a Mitchell Road address regarding a break and enter. Police were advised by the victim that sometime between 9:00pm on Saturday 27 August and 4:00pm on Sunday 28 August the suspect(s) had broke into his garage stealing tools including a generator and a welder. The suspect(s) also stole a 5x10 utility trailer which was unplated as well as a motorcycle. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Belleville Police Service.

Stolen Vehicle

On 28 August 2022, at 4:25pm, police took a call regarding a stolen vehicle from a Cannifton Road business. The vehicle is a black Ford F250 license plate AB35442. Anyone with information, or anyone who sees the vehicle is asked to call the Belleville Police Service.