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October 21, 2020Warning - this news article expired on 2020-11-21. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable

The Belleville Police Service responded to 64 calls for service from October 20th, 2020 at 5:00 a.m. to October 21st, 2020 at 5:00 a.m.

Mischief, Breach of Probation

Belleville, ON – October 20th, 2020 – 9:50 a.m.

Belleville Police responded to a disturbance at a North end grocery store parking lot in the later morning.  Upon arrival, police were advised by a complainant that another male began arguing with him and at one point, the suspect smashed the complainant’s vehicle exterior mirror.  The suspect had left the scene on foot prior to police arrival.  Officers located the suspect in the plaza parking lot across the street and took him into custody for Mischief. 

39-year-old Brandon Spence of Belleville was charged with one count of Mischief to Property Under $5000 and one count of Breaching his Probation.  The accused was later released on his own recognizance and is scheduled to attend criminal court on November 26th, 2020 to answer to his charges. 

 Wandering 3-Year-Old

Belleville, ON – October 20th, 2020 – 12:00 p.m.

Police report that they received a call from a complainant on Cannifton Rd. N. in Thurlow Township that an unknown 3-year-old boy wandered into their residence and wasn’t wearing any footwear.  The complainant was not familiar with the little one but advised police that they believed the little boy may have difficulty hearing.  Police attended the complainant’s residence to assist in finding the child’s parents. 

Approximately an hour later, the child’s parents were contacted.  The investigation revealed that the young boy was being watched by a babysitter who happened to fall asleep at which time the child exited his residence through a back door. 

Police have handed the investigation over to Highland Shores Children’s Aid Service to follow up.  No criminal charges were laid. 

Motor Vehicle Collision

Belleville, ON – October 20th, 2020 – 5:30 p.m.

City police responded to the intersection of Bridge St. W. and Sidney St. in regards to a two-motor vehicle collision.  One driver suffered minor injuries and EMS were contacted and attended the scene.  One male was transported to Belleville General Hospital with unknown injuries however were believed to be minor in nature.

An adult female driver from Belleville was charged with Failing to Stop at a Red Light under the Ontario Highway Traffic Act.  Both vehicles had to be removed from the scene via recovery tow.