Police briefs: Sunday
Belleville Police Const. Joshua Woodcock conducts an interview following a three-vehicle collision at about 6 p.m. Saturday in the intersection of Pinnacle Street and Bridge Street East in Belleville. No injuries resulted but there was significant damage to a Dodge Grand Caravan, right, Toyota Yaris, background, and GMC Terrain, left. Police charged one driver with failing to obey a red light, but said only that it was the driver of a vehicle southbound on Pinnacle and did not specify the model.
No injuries were reported Saturday evening when three vehicles collided in the intersection of Pinnacle Street and Bridge Street East, stopping traffic for about an hour.
It happened at about 6 p.m., when city police said a vehicle heading west on Bridge struck another moving south on Pinnacle. The pair then hit an eastbound GMC Terrain sport-utility vehicle which was stopped on Bridge just west of the intersection.
A Dodge Grand Caravan and a Toyota Yaris were the first two vehicles. Police had few further details by Sunday, including which vehicle had been on which street.
Police, after interviewing witnesses, reported the southbound vehicle had entered the intersection against the red light. Police charged one driver with disobeying a red light.
City police don't normally release the names of those charged with provincial offences.
A Belleville woman has been charged with impaired driving following an incident along the waterfront Saturday night.
Police were called to a parking lot shortly after 11:30 p.m. by someone reporting a woman had driven over some curb stones.
Officers arrested one woman at the scene.
Robbin Wilson, 63, is charged with impaired driving and driving while over the legal blood-alcohol limit. She's to appear in Belleville court in July.
Belleville police are asking for the public's help in solving several attempted break-and-enter cases.
The latest were discovered early Saturday, Acting Staff Sgt. Brad Lentini wrote in a press release.
Both were in the city's east end and nothing was taken, he added.
Police arrived at the first address to find damage but that a man had been scared away by the building's owner, who had been inside. The man is described as white, age 30 to 40, wearing shorts, a T-shirt and running shoes. Due to dark conditions the colours of his clothing couldn't be discerned.
A second business near the first also sustained damage to its entrance but no entry was gained. Forensic officers examined both scenes.
Anyone with information should call Const. Jeff Sarley at 613-966-0882 ext. 4190 or firstname.lastname@example.org or call Quinte Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
Man charged with assault
City police have charged a resident with assault after a dispute Friday morning turned physical.
Acting Staff Sgt. Brad Lentini said a man walking his dog in the west end got into an argument with a resident after their dogs interacted.
Minor injuries were sustained during the owners' scuffle.
Glenn Moore, 40, is charged with assault. He was released pending a July court appearance in Belleville.
Speaker taken, man charged
Police charged one man Friday after a speaker was taken from a city apartment.
The apartment's occupant awoke around 9:30 a.m. when a man kicked in the door and took a Bluetooth speaker before running away, police reported, adding the occupant knew the man.
While police were at the scene, a man walked past and was arrested.
Michael Spatola, 33, is charged with breaking and entering. He was released after promising to appear in court in July.
Theft from store
One man has been charged following a reported theft Friday from a north-end Belleville store.
It happened at 12:49 p.m., Acting Staff Sgt. Brad Lentini wrote in a press release.
“A man was observed by security to be walking away with a cart full of merchandise,” he wrote.
“When stopped by security, the suspect became confrontational and attempted to evade” the security staff, Lentini added. Police arrested a man nearby, close to Highway 401.
Cecil Primo, 50, is charged with theft under $5,000 and to appear in court in July.