Total calls for service – Belleville Police responded to 190 calls for service beginning at 5:00 am on the 18th of November, 2022 to 5:00 am on the 21st of November, 2022.

Pepper spray used in shoplifting

On 18 November, 2022, at 8:40pm, police received a call to a Bell Boulevard business regarding a shoplifting. Police were advised that store staff attempted to stop a male from shoplifting when they were pepper sprayed by the suspect. The suspect, described as middle aged and wearing a mask, fled the parking lot in a black Mazda 3. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Belleville Police Service.

Stolen vehicle recovered

On 19 November, 2022, at 4:25pm, police responded to a vehicle in a ditch on Wallbridge Loyalist Road at Bell Boulevard. Police were advised the vehicle description matches that of a vehicle stolen from a local dealership in June 2022. The vehicle, a red Nissan 370Z, had a Quebec licence plate on it, and police confirmed it was the stolen vehicle. Police observed the footprints leading away from the vehicle to a nearby gas station where it was reported the suspect attended, asked for pylons, and later fled the area. Anyone with information on the vehicle or the driver is asked to contact the Belleville Police Service.