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Total calls for service – Belleville Police responded to 236 calls for service over a 96-hour period beginning at 5:00 am on the 20th of May, 2022 to 5:00 am on the 24th of May, 2022.

Impaired

On the 20th of March 2022, at 12:00 am, a Belleville Uniform patrol officer stopped a vehicle at a north end business.  The driver showed signs of intoxication and failed a roadside screening test, and was arrested. The driver was found to have over double the legal limit of alcohol in his body.  As a result of the investigation, forty-five-year-old Trevor Rusaw of Thurlow, Ontario, was charged with operating a motor vehicle with 80 plus mgs of alcohol. Rusaw was later released with a June 23rd court date.

Collision/Impaired

On the 22nd of May 2022, Belleville Police were called to the intersection of Dundas Street West and Bay Bridge Road Belleville, Ontario, for a single motor vehicle collision.  The driver showed signs of intoxication and failed a roadside screening test, and was arrested.  The driver was found to have over double the legal limit of alcohol in his body.  As a result of the investigation, twenty-one-year-old Mason Poulain of Carrying Place, Ontario, was charged with operating a motor vehicle with over 80mgs of alcohol and impaired operation. Poulain was later released with a court date of June 23rd, 2022.

Breach of Bail Conditions

On the 22nd of May, 2022, Belleville Police, while on patrol, observed a male known to have reasonable grounds to be arrested for breach of a release order and Break and Enter. As a result, forty-nine-year-old David Robertson of Belleville, Ontario, was arrested and held for a show cause hearing on the 23rd of May, 2022.

Mischief and Cause Disturbance

On Saturday, May 21st, at 2:45 pm a male party pushed a shopping cart into the path of a vehicle on Station Street Belleville, Ontario, causing damage to the car.  Police reviewed security camera footage and identified a suspect. 

On Monday, May 23rd 2022 at 7:12 pm Hasting Quinte Paramedics reported to police that a male had thrown stones at their ambulance as it responded to a call.  Police investigated and learned it was the same suspect as the 21st of May, 2022. As a result, forty-one-year-old Tyler Branscombe of Belleville, Ontario was arrested for Mischief and Causing a Disturbance. Branscombe was released with a court date of the 30th of June, 2022.