The Belleville Police Service responded to 61 calls from May 22nd, 2021 at 5:00 a.m. to May 23rd, 2021 at 5:00 a.m.
Belleville ON - On May 22nd, 2021, shortly after 8:30pm, Police were called to a home in the north-west of the city regarding a possible mischief. Police learned that the suspect had left prior to police arrival. Investigation led police to arrest a man a short distance away. As a result, a 39-year-old Belleville man has been charged with two counts of mischief - under five thousand dollars, contrary to section 430(4) of the Criminal Code. The male’s name is not being released in order to protect the identity of the victim; he will appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in June 2021 to answer the charge.
Belleville ON – On the 22nd of May, 2021, shortly after 12:00pm, Police were called to an east-end church in regards to a mischief. Through investigation, Police learned that a male party had committed mischief to the steps. Police further learned that the suspect was also breaching probation conditions from two previous probation orders. As a result, 38-year-old Christopher Scanlon of Belleville was charged with mischief – under five thousand dollars, contrary to section 430(4) of the Criminal Code, and a further two counts of breach of probation, contrary to section 733.1(1) of the Criminal Code and will appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in June, where he will answer the charge.
City Police also report a steady 24-hour period ending at 5:00 a.m. on the 23rd of May 2021. Police did respond to several incidents that ended peacefully with Police intervention. Those incidents included numerous noise complaints, disturbances, domestics, suspicious persons and vehicles, traffic complaints, neighbour and family disputes, animal complaints, and calls to assist ambulance.