Foot chases lead to arrests
Belleville Police officers were called to a store in the area of Millennium Parkway and Bell Boulevard shortly after 9:30 p.m. Sunday for a report of a theft.
Upon arrival the suspect had left the scene, however a description was provided to officers on patrol of his vehicle.
A short time later, an officer spotted a vehicle matching the description provided by employees and observed what was believed to be stolen merchandise inside.
A traffic stop led to the arrest of a 52-year-old man, while another of the vehicle’s occupants took off on foot.
Charged with possession of property obtained by crime is Kevin Flood, 52. He was released from custody on an Undertaking where he was given a court date of August 10th, 2023 to face the charge.
Meanwhile, officers caught up with the man who took off on foot – a 41-year-old Belleville man - who was wanted on a number of warrants.
The man was arrested and held for a show cause hearing on July 10, 2023 on charges of theft and breach of release order.
Officers were busy during the second weekend in July, responding to 252 calls for service. Of those, some notable statistics below:
- 53 911 hang-up calls
- 15 alarm calls 19 unwanted persons calls
- 16 traffic complaints
- 20 calls for police assistance
- 14 Motor vehicle collisions
- 5 domestic-related calls
- 4 family disputes
Arrested on warrants
A 45-year-old city man was picked up on an outstanding warrant for multiple charges Friday.
Shortly after 7 p.m. Belleville Police were advised that officers with the Central Hastings OPP detachment had arrested the man on warrants held by the city service.
The male was transported and held for a show cause hearing on the weekend on warrants which included charges of two counts each of domestic assault, breach of probation and a lone charge of failing to comply with an undertaking.
A few hours later, at 10:10 p.m., Belleville police officers on patrol responded to a report of a suspicious person in the area of Elgin and Moira streets.
A male was observed attempting to climb onto a balcony of an apartment at one of his former residences. The man was located and found to be wanted on several warrants from Peterborough police for failing to attend court, assault with a weapon and possession of property obtained by crime. The 45-year-old was arrested, transported to the Belleville Police Service and later turned over to officers with the Peterborough Police Service.