Total calls for service – Belleville Police responded to 73 calls for service over a 24-hour period beginning at 5:00 am on December 12, 2023 to 5:00 am on
Traffic stop leads to charges
On the 12th of December at 4:15am, Belleville Police stopped a vehicle on Cannifton Road near Adam Street for a traffic violation. While speaking to the driver of the vehicle, officers believed he was under the influence of alcohol. Officers also observed open alcohol in the vehicle. The driver provided a breath sample into an approved screening device and failed. The driver was arrested and transported to the Belleville Police Service where it was determined that he was driving with a blood alcohol concentration above the legal limit. Police also determined that there was no insurance on the vehicle. As a result, 26-year-old, Colten Collins of Frankford was charged with operating a vehicle with 80mg plus of alcohol and was released on an Undertaking. Additionally, Collins was charged with operating a motor vehicle with no insurance and driving with an open container of liquor. Collins has a court date in January 2024.
Fail to comply with Release Order
On the 12th of December at 9:00pm, Belleville Police located a suspicious vehicle in the city’s north end. Police spoke to the male and female occupants in the vehicle. Police confirmed that the male was currently on a Release Order as a result of an intimate partner assault with one of his conditions being not to communicate with the female victim who was located in the vehicle. As a result, the 19-year-old male was arrested for failing to comply with his Release Order and was held for a bail hearing.
On the 12th of December in the evening hours, Belleville Police conducted a RIDE Program at various locations throughout the city. Police checked 280 vehicles. One roadside test was administered. There were no charges as a result of the RIDE Program.