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May 21, 2024

Total calls for service – Belleville Police responded to 315 calls for service between 5:00 am on May 17, 2024 to 5:00 am on May 21, 2024.


Sexual Assault

On the 17th of May at 2:20pm, the Belleville Police Service received a call reporting that two high school age females were walking on Church Street when they were approached by an unknown male.  One of the females was sexually assaulted by the male.  The two females attended a nearby school to immediately report the incident. Police attended and spoke to the females.  There were no reported injuries.  Police learned that the male initially began to follow the females while they were walking on Front Street and followed them to Church Street.   Police obtained a description of the male and began searching the area.   Police also utilized the downtown cameras as an investigative tool to help identify and locate the suspect.  Police located the male a short time later near the intersection of Pinnacle and Front Street.  As a result of the investigation, police arrested and charged 29-year-old Jacob Bodzasy of Kingston with one count of sexual assault.  He was released on an Undertaking with a court date in June. 


Arrested on Warrant

On the 17th of May at 10:17am, an officer on patrol on Church St. near the intersection of Bridge St. located a female who was wanted on an arrest warrant for failing to comply with her probation.  As a result, the officer arrested 39-year-old Marissa Mantle of no fixed address on the strength of the warrant.  She was held for a bail hearing. 



On the 18th of May at 1:20pm, Belleville Police responded to a report of an assault which occurred on Front St.  Police attended and learned that an adult cyclist was riding their bicycle on Front St. when a vehicle stopped and a passenger exited the vehicle and punched the cyclist in the face.  A witness obtained the licence plate of the vehicle.  Paramedics attended and transported the cyclist to BGH with minor injuries. Police began an investigation and as a result, were able to identify and charge 35-year-old Tyler Hill of Belleville with assault.  He was released on an Undertaking with a court date in June. 


Single motor vehicle collision results in charges and three-day licence suspension

On the 19th of May at 12:34am, Belleville Police responded to a single motor vehicle collision in the city’s north end. The 18-year-old female driver from Shannonville sustained minor injuries as a result of the collision and was transported to BGH by paramedics. During the investigation, it was determined that the driver was a G2 driver and had been consuming alcohol.  As a result of the investigation, the driver was issued two Provincial Offence Notices for turn not in safety and Novice Driver – Blood Alcohol Concentration above zero.  Her drivers licence was also suspended for three days. 


Breach of Probation

On the 19th of May at 10:30pm, Belleville Police responded to the area of Bridge St. and Church St. regarding a female who was attempting to cause mischief in the area.  The female was located and found to be on a Probation Order which had been started three days earlier.  The order required that the female remain out of a three-block area including the downtown and nearby side streets.  As a result, the 28-year-old Belleville woman was arrested and charged with two counts of breaching her probation for being located in the area contrary to her Probation Order and also for failing to keep the peace.  She was held for a bail hearing.


Arrested on Warrant

Back on the 16th of October 2023 at 3:15pm, Belleville Police and Belleville Fire responded to an apartment building on Haig Rd as the fire alarms had activated.  Upon arrival, police discovered that a male had decided to ride a gas-powered motorbike inside the building thereby setting off the carbon monoxide detectors.  The building had to be evacuated and vented before residents could re-enter.  Police located the male driving the motorbike away from the apartment building and he was not wearing a helmet.  As a result, 38-year-old Garrett Jackson of Belleville was charged with mischief under the Criminal Code, driving with no licence and not wearing a helmet under the Highway Traffic Act.  A warrant was issued for his arrest. 

On the 20th of May 2024 at 6:30pm, Belleville Police conducted a traffic stop in the city’s east end and identified the driver as Garrett Jackson.  Jackson was still wanted on the arrest warrant.  As a result, Jackson was arrested on the strength of the warrant and later released on an Undertaking with a court date in June.     


Cram-A-Cruiser Event

On May 17th between 10am and 2pm, members of the Belleville Police Service including Auxiliary members attended Joe’s No Frills Grocery Store on Bell Blvd for the “Cram-A-Cruiser’ food drive event in support of the Gleaners Food Bank.     

The Belleville Police Service would like to thank Joe’s No Frills and the community for their support which resulted in 1,036 pounds of food and $881.85 in cash donations that all go directly to the Gleaners Food Bank.