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November 18, 2022Warning - this news article expired on 2022-12-18. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable

Total calls for service – Belleville Police responded to 88 calls for service beginning at 5:00 am on the 17th of November, 2022 to 5:00 am on the 18th of November, 2022.

Fraud / Identity Theft / Fail to Comply

On November 17, 2022, at 10:15pm, Belleville Police attended a pharmacy in the south west end of the city regarding a complaint of a male attempting to submit a fraudulent prescription.  Officers located the suspect in the store and placed him under arrest.  The investigation revealed that the suspect was just released on similar charges ten days ago in Ottawa.  The 27-year-old man from Ottawa was charged with the following criminal charges;

  • Deals Forged Documents
  • Attempted to Use Forged Document
  • Fraud Under $5000
  • Identity Fraud
  • Fail to Comply with a Release Order

The accused was held for a show cause hearing and will appear in court November 18, 2022. 

Festive R.I.D.E. Program

The Belleville Police conducted its annual RIDE program last night stopping just over 500 vehicles.  One driver was issued a three-day suspension and two other drivers were charged with Provincial Offences and issued citations. 

The Belleville Police are reminding citizens that if they are consuming alcohol this holiday season, please don’t drive.