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Transportation Fraud & Mischief

Belleville, ON – November 12th, 2020 – 6:30 p.m.

Belleville Police arrested a youth female in relation to transportation fraud which occurred during the summer as well as for mischief with regards to an incident on November 6th, 2020.  The accused utilized city taxi service’s twice during the summer months when she bailed out of the cab without paying for the fares.  Subsequently on November 6th, the accused was found to be smashing pumpkins and throwing eggs at a residence in the city. 

The youth’s parents brought the young person to the Belleville Police Service on November 12th, 2020 where she was charged with Transportation Fraud and Mischief Under $5000.  The 13-year-old Belleville youth will appear in youth court on December 8th, 2020 to answer to her charges. 


Belleville, ON – November 12th, 2020 – 8:00 p.m.

Belleville Police attended the Quinte Detention Centre in Napanee where they picked up a female accused on an outstanding Belleville warrant who was being released after serving a short sentence on Kingston charges. 

33-year-old Crystal Bowers of Bancroft was charged with Failing to Comply with Undertaking Conditions made before a Justice which was before the court.  The accused was released on her own recognizance and is scheduled to attend court on December 3rd, 2020 to answer to the charge. 

Stolen Property Seized

Belleville, ON – November 12th, 2020 – 8:50 p.m.

Belleville Police received a report of a suspicious male snooping around a residential property in the central south end of the city.  The complainant advised police dispatch that they scared the suspect away who took off on the run leaving behind a red wagon.  When officers arrived on scene they found approximately $1000 worth of stolen tools in the wagon that they believe have been stolen from nearby residents.  The suspect was described as a white male in his 20’s or 30’s, tall, skinny, wearing a camo jacket and red sweater.  Officers checked the area for a while looking for the suspect but could not locate him. 

Belleville Police have seized the large quantity of stolen tools and are securing them at the Belleville Police Service.  The police are asking residents who believe that they may have been victims of one of these thefts to contact Constable Genore at 613-966-0882 ext 4194 to make arrangements to retrieve their stolen items.