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Total calls for service – Belleville Police responded to 100 calls for service over a 24-hour period beginning at 5:00 am on the 23rd of June, 2022, to 5:00 am on the 24th of June, 2022.

 Fail to remain/ Assault

On the 23rd of June, 2022, at 11:40 am, Belleville Police were called to the area of Dundas Street West for the report of a two-vehicle motor vehicle collision. After the collision, one of the involved drivers punched the other driver and fled the scene, last seen going southbound on Bay Bridge Road towards Prince Edward County, Ontario.  Anyone with information about this motor vehicle collision or Dashcam video are asked to contact Belleville Police at 613-966-0882 or Quinte Crimestoppers.

Erratic Driver

On the 23rd of June, 2022, at 8:05 pm, Belleville Police were called to the area of Bell Boulevard Belleville, Ontario, for the report of an erratic driver cutting off other vehicles and driving across the lawn of a business.  Officers located and stopped the car on Bell Boulevard.  A twenty-nine-year-old female Belleville, Ontario resident, was charged under the Highway Traffic Act with Careless driving and driving while suspended and issued a three-day license suspension for failing a Standardized Field Sobriety Test.

Fail to Remain

On the 23rd of June, 2022, Belleville Police were called to the area of Dundas Street West and James Street Belleville, Ontario for the report of a vehicle striking a cyclist.  The cyclist was not injured, but the driver failed to remain at the scene.  Anyone with information about this fail to remain, or Dashcam video from Dundas Street West around 9:15 pm is asked to contact Belleville Police or Quinte Crimestoppers.

Theft

On the 23rd of June, 2022, at 9:55 pm, Belleville Police were called to the area of Front Street Belleville, Ontario, for an eighteen-year-old male reporting that his bicycle had been stolen. A suspect had broken the lock on the eighteen-year-old’s bike and rode away. At 12:50 am, an officer on patrol spotted the suspect on Front Street with the stolen bike. As a result, thirty-two-year-old Joshua Lemche of Belleville, Ontario, was charged with Possession of Property obtained by crime and later released with a court date of the 28th of July, 2022.