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October 14, 2022Warning - this news article expired on 2022-11-14. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable

Total calls for service – Belleville Police responded to 76 calls for service over a 24-hour period beginning at 5:00 am on the 13th of October, 2022, to 5:00 am on the 14th of October, 2022.

Unveiling of new Belleville Police Service Mural

The Belleville Police Service would like to invite the media to the unveiling of a new mural painted by local artist Chris Bennett. The mural was funded as part of a City of Belleville arts and culture grant. The unveiling will occur on the 19th of October, 2022, at 1:00 pm. Participants will meet in the Neil Britton community room – off the front lobby. After a brief introduction from the Chief of Police, we will move to the mural for photographs. Refreshments will be provided for those in attendance. 

Single Motor Vehicle Collision

On the 13th of October at 10:03 pm, Belleville Police received a call to North Front and Moira Streets, Belleville, Ontario, regarding a single motor vehicle that had gone into the Moira river. The vehicle was travelling southbound and drove into the Moira river near the bridge. The two occupants of the vehicle suffered minor injuries. As a result of the investigation, the driver, a 24-year-old Campbellford, Ontario resident, was charged with Dangerous operation of a motor vehicle and Careless driving. She was later released with a Provincial Offences court date of the 24th of November 2022.

Fraud Over $5000

On the 13th of October, 2022, at approximately 6:04 pm, Belleville Police were called to a Bell Boulevard, Ontario, business for a report of a fraud in progress. Two males had attempted to use fake names to obtain credit cards and were in the process of purchasing $12,000 worth of products. The employees recognized the males as the business had been hit by these males in other locations in the province. Officers arrived before they could finalize their purchase and arrested both for fraud over $5000, Theft over $5000. One of the males refused to identify himself and was further charged with Obstruct peace officer. A 64-year-old male from Etobicoke, Ontario and a male that refused to identify himself were held for show cause hearings on the 14th of October, 2022.