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May 4, 2022Warning - this news article expired on 2022-06-04. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable

Total calls for service – Belleville Police responded to 75 calls for service over a 24-hour period beginning at 5:00 am on the 3rd of May, 2022 to 5:00 am on the 4th of May, 2022.

Single Motor Vehicle Collision

On May 3, 2022, at 3:00pm, the Belleville Police responded to a motor vehicle collision on Farnham Road, involving a school bus occupied by 18 youth and the driver.  Officers determined that the bus had left the roadway and struck a hydro pole causing the pole to snap in half.  Hydro wires disconnected from the pole and rested on top of the school bus.  Emergency crews were able to safely remove the children from the bus without incident.  A 10-year-old and a 15-year-old were taken to the hospital with minor injuries and were released a short time later.  The collision is still under investigation by the Belleville Police Traffic Safety Unit. 

Warrants

On May 4, 2022, at 1:20am, police were on patrol in the downtown core when they observed a 32-year-old male known to them, driving a motor vehicle.  Police knew that the male was a suspended driver and a vehicle stop was conducted.  The male driver was arrested for suspended driving.  The investigation found that the male had an outstanding warrant out of Lennox & Addington Township.  The male was charged for driving while suspended and was transported to the Lennox & Addington OPP detachment where he was turned over for the warrant.