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Belleville Intelligencer
City police understaffed by at least 16 per centThe Belleville Police Service is understaffed by at least 16 per cent, with the
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 13 hours ago
The Belleville Police Service is understaffed by at least 16 per cent, with the chief planning a multi-phase approach to solve it. Chief Ron Gignac said Tuesday the service “can no longer maintain” staffing at the current level of 88... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Cobourg Police recognized for work on robbery casemore.” The other four police agencies included in the award were York Regional
Northumberland Today / Posted yesterday
more.” The other four police agencies included in the award were York Regional Police, the Toronto Police Service, the Belleville Police Service and the Halton Police Service. “I believe this Canadian Bankers Association Award is a strong... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Charges to be heard in Torontouse of a firearm and five counts of careless storage of a firearm. The multi-j
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted yesterday
use of a firearm and five counts of careless storage of a firearm. The multi-jurisdictional investigation involved Cobourg Police Service, York Regional Police, Halton Regional Police Service, Toronto Police Service and Belleville Police S... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
NEWS BRIEFS: Beaches posted, casino cheque...line at 613-966-5500 ext. 652 or visit www.hpepublichealth.ca and select the li
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 4 days ago
line at 613-966-5500 ext. 652 or visit www.hpepublichealth.ca and select the link to water safety. Injuries in collisions Belleville police dealt with eight traffic collisions in 11 hours Thursday, including two of which caused minor... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Tips sought in local theftsbelieved the intruder left in a vehicle which was northbound on Stirling-Marmor
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 4 days ago
believed the intruder left in a vehicle which was northbound on Stirling-Marmora Road. At 11:50 a.m. that same day, Belleville police received a report of another break and enter, an apparently separate case on Boyce Court. Someone had... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Parent fuming, but will await court rulingtheir consent or knowledge, which they claim included both adults and children
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 4 days ago
their consent or knowledge, which they claim included both adults and children under the age of 18 among the recorded. The Belleville Police and Toronto Police Service attended an address in Toronto on July 12 to execute a search warrant. Solomon... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Injuries in collisionsBelleville police dealt with eight traffic collisions in 11 hours Thursday, inc
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 4 days ago
Belleville police dealt with eight traffic collisions in 11 hours Thursday, including two of which caused minor injuries. The afternoon and evening crashes were followed at 1 a.m. Friday by a collision involving a motorcycle on Station Street. The... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Police hoping for grantBelleville police are applying for a provincial grant to cover the cost of some
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 5 days ago
Belleville police are applying for a provincial grant to cover the cost of some big-ticket crime-fighting items. Chief Ron Gignac said Thursday during a meeting of the Belleville Police Services Board at city hall. At his request, the board agreed... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Perfect score for fit inspectorYear after year, Belleville Police Insp. Sheri Meeks is fit for duty. The 46-y
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 5 days ago
Year after year, Belleville Police Insp. Sheri Meeks is fit for duty. The 46-year-old senior officer recently scored a perfect 100 per cent in earning her latest Ontario Police Fitness Award, a voluntary test for physical fitness. And she’s not... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Driving over limit and break-insdriver had been consuming alcohol and administered a road side breath test. The
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 5 days ago
driver had been consuming alcohol and administered a road side breath test. The driver failed the test and was taken to the Belleville Police Service for additional testing. The drivers blood alcohol level was found to be nearly three times the... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Boy left in carBelleville police have charged a Napanee woman with failing to provide the nece
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 6 days ago
Belleville police have charged a Napanee woman with failing to provide the necessities of life after a five-year-old boy was left in a vehicle, resulting in a brief stay in hospital. Staff Sgt. Rene Aubertin said someone noticed the boy was in... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Child left in carNapanee woman has been charged with failing to provide the necessities of life
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 6 days ago
Napanee woman has been charged with failing to provide the necessities of life after a child was left in a car. Belleville police reported receiving a 911 call for help at about 7:13 p.m. Tuesday. They were told a “distressed child” had... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Police lay slew of child porn chargestheir consent or knowledge, which they claim included both adults and children
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 7 days ago
their consent or knowledge, which they claim included both adults and children under the age of 18 among the recorded. The Belleville Police and Toronto Police Service attended an address in Toronto on July 12 to execute a search warrant. Solomon... Read more
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CBC.ca
Orthodontist accused of inappropriately filming clients in Bellevilleand child pornography charges after allegedly filming clients without their kno
CBC.ca / Posted 7 days ago
and child pornography charges after allegedly filming clients without their knowledge over the course of "many years," Belleville police say. In early February, Belleville police began an investigating into the proprietor of an orthodontic... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Police briefs: MondayBelleville police are asking for tips as they investigate weekend thefts from a
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 8 days ago
Belleville police are asking for tips as they investigate weekend thefts from a Boyce Court home. A backpack containing kite-surfing gear worth $2,000 was removed from a garage Saturday night, police reported. Anyone with information should call... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Saturday police briefsOn Friday, shortly after 1 p.m., Belleville police responded to a call for a di
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 10 days ago
On Friday, shortly after 1 p.m., Belleville police responded to a call for a disturbance between two couples in the area of Dundas Street East and Herchimer Avenue. As a result of the investigation, 37-year-old Trevor Vardy and 30-year-old Melinda... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Charged after collisionBelleville police have charged a Carrying Place man with driving while suspende
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 12 days ago
Belleville police have charged a Carrying Place man with driving while suspended after a collision Wednesday night in the city. A northbound vehicle on Herchimer Avenue struck a vehicle parked on the avenue's east side, Sgt. Kosta Brindakis reported... Read more
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Observer
Unlocked cars burglarizedwhich had been stripped, was towed to the city’s impound where the Nutley victi
Observer / Posted 13 days ago
which had been stripped, was towed to the city’s impound where the Nutley victim and insurance can adjust the claim. Belleville police notified Nutley that a vehicle had been taken without permission from the Belleville Motor Lodge. Tracking... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Police briefs: WednesdayCharge after collision Belleville police have charged one motorist after a two
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 13 days ago
Charge after collision Belleville police have charged one motorist after a two-car collision Tuesday in the East Hill neighbourhood. The collision happened at 5:50 p.m. at the intersection of Victoria Avenue and Church Street, Staff Sgt. Al Portt... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Man with history of DUI arrests charged with DUI, homicide in wrong-way crash that killed 2with reckless homicide and aggravated DUI in connection with a wrong-way crash
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 14 days ago
with reckless homicide and aggravated DUI in connection with a wrong-way crash that killed two people over the weekend. Belleville Police said Kevin G. Helfrich — a 54-year-old New Athens, Illinois, resident — was heading the wrong way near... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Police briefsleave them at home.” If you see an animal suffering in the heat, call 310-SPCA
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 14 days ago
leave them at home.” If you see an animal suffering in the heat, call 310-SPCA (7722) or your local police department. Belleville Police responded to three separate two-car collisions on Monday: At 8:28 a.m., police attended the scene of a... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Driver in fatal wrong way crash had previously been arrested four times for DUIBELLEVILLE, IL – John Bannister and Daryl Harton were killed over the weekend w
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 15 days ago
BELLEVILLE, IL – John Bannister and Daryl Harton were killed over the weekend when a wrong-way driver collided with their vehicle head on IL Route 15 in Belleville. Police identified the wrong-way driver as 54-year-old Kevin Helfrich. He survived... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
Driver in fatal wrong way crash had previously been arrested four times for DUIBELLEVILLE, IL – John Bannister and Daryl Harton were killed over the weekend w
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted 15 days ago
BELLEVILLE, IL – John Bannister and Daryl Harton were killed over the weekend when a wrong-way driver collided with their vehicle head on IL Route 15 in Belleville. Police identified the wrong-way driver as 54-year-old Kevin Helfrich. He survived... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
July 10 police briefsDrug store robbery Belleville Police are investigating a robbery that took pla
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 15 days ago
Drug store robbery Belleville Police are investigating a robbery that took place on Sunday at 5 p.m. at the Rexall Pharmacy on Dundas Street East. A white male wearing a camo ballcap, black shirt and blue jeans, with beige jacket and an orange... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Wrong Way driver kills 2 on IL Route 15BELLEVILLE, IL – The Belleville Police Department is investigating a fatal acci
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 17 days ago
BELLEVILLE, IL – The Belleville Police Department is investigating a fatal accident that occurred on Illinois Route 15, between Illinois Route 13 and Frank Scott Parkway early Saturday morning. Two men were killed when a wrong way driver of a pickup... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
Wrong Way driver kills 2 on IL Route 15BELLEVILLE, IL – The Belleville Police Department is investigating a fatal acci
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted 17 days ago
BELLEVILLE, IL – The Belleville Police Department is investigating a fatal accident that occurred on Illinois Route 15, between Illinois Route 13 and Frank Scott Parkway early Saturday morning. Two men were killed when a wrong way driver of a pickup... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Saturday police brief: domestic assaultOn Friday Belleville police officers attended in the west end of the city in re
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 17 days ago
On Friday Belleville police officers attended in the west end of the city in regards to a domestic assault. The victim received minor injuries and a 27-year-old Belleville man was arrested. A search of the man's backpack uncovered a large quantity of... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Stolen vehicle; break and enter14. Break and enter Charges of break and enter and breach of probation have be
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 18 days ago
14. Break and enter Charges of break and enter and breach of probation have been laid against a 31-year-old city man. Belleville police officers were dispatched to a downtown business Thursday night when an alarm was triggered. The man was... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Sweet treat for smart city cyclists this summerSummer is here, and so is Operation Safety Treat. Once again, Belleville Dairy
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 19 days ago
Summer is here, and so is Operation Safety Treat. Once again, Belleville Dairy Queen and the Belleville Police Service have partnered to reward children in the area who use proper helmet safety while riding a bike, scooter, roller blades or... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Police in southern Illinois fatally shoot man who fired at officerscomments before a police shot him. The St. Clair County coroner's office says h
Chicago Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
comments before a police shot him. The St. Clair County coroner's office says he was pronounced dead at a hospital. Belleville police Master Sgt. Todd Keilbach tells the Belleville News-Democrat that Martin first fired what appeared to be a... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Police in southern Illinois fatally shoot man who fired at officerscomments before a police shot him. The St. Clair County coroner's office says h
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 20 days ago
comments before a police shot him. The St. Clair County coroner's office says he was pronounced dead at a hospital. Belleville police Master Sgt. Todd Keilbach tells the Belleville News-Democrat that Martin first fired what appeared to be a... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Police in southern Illinois fatally shoot man who fired at officerscomments before a police shot him. The St. Clair County coroner's office says h
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 20 days ago
comments before a police shot him. The St. Clair County coroner's office says he was pronounced dead at a hospital. Belleville police Master Sgt. Todd Keilbach tells the Belleville News-Democrat that Martin first fired what appeared to be a... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Domestic assault; search continuesDomestic assault, threats uttered A 34-year-old city man didn’t learn his lesso
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 20 days ago
Domestic assault, threats uttered A 34-year-old city man didn’t learn his lesson the first time. Belleville police report the man was arrested late Monday evening for breaching the peace at an address in the east end. He had also been consuming... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Police in Illinois fatally shoot man who fired at officerscomments before a police shot him. The St. Clair County coroner's office says h
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 20 days ago
comments before a police shot him. The St. Clair County coroner's office says he was pronounced dead at a hospital. Belleville police Master Sgt. Todd Keilbach tells the Belleville News-Democrat that Martin first fired what appeared to be a... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Police in Belleville fatally shoot man who fired at officerscomments before a police shot him. The St. Clair County coroner's office says h
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 21 days ago
comments before a police shot him. The St. Clair County coroner's office says he was pronounced dead at a hospital. Belleville police Master Sgt. Todd Keilbach tells the Belleville News-Democrat that Martin first fired what appeared to be a... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Belleville police shoot, kill armed man after stand-offthe subject fired what appeared to be a round from his shotgun and retreated in
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 21 days ago
the subject fired what appeared to be a round from his shotgun and retreated inside,” said Master Sgt. Todd Keilbach of the Belleville Police Dept. Trained negotiators were brought to the scene as part of a special response team to try and... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
Belleville man killed in stand-off with policeafter a stand-off led to deadly police involved shooting. The incident happened
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted 21 days ago
after a stand-off led to deadly police involved shooting. The incident happened at 623 South 20th Street around noon, when Belleville police say 39-year-old Donald Martin started shooting a shotgun in the air. Police arrived shortly thereafter, and... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Man killed in standoff with Belleville police ID'dBELLEVILLE, ILL. - A man died Tuesday afternoon following a standoff with Belle
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 21 days ago
BELLEVILLE, ILL. - A man died Tuesday afternoon following a standoff with Belleville police. Police were called to the 620 block of South 20th Street on a call of a man firing off his shotgun. When police arrived, the man shot at officers and they... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Belleville man killed in stand-off with policeafter a stand-off led to deadly police involved shooting. The incident happened
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 21 days ago
after a stand-off led to deadly police involved shooting. The incident happened at 623 South 20th Street around noon, when Belleville police say 39-year-old Donald Martin started shooting a shotgun in the air. Police arrived shortly thereafter, and... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Man dies following standoff with Belleville policeBELLEVILLE, ILL. - A man died Tuesday afternoon following a standoff with Belle
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 21 days ago
BELLEVILLE, ILL. - A man died Tuesday afternoon following a standoff with Belleville police. Police were called to the 620 block of South 20th Street on a call of a man firing off his shotgun. When police arrived, the man shot at officers and they... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Sunday police briefsSteady Canada Day Belleville Police were keep busy on Canada Day with nearly 8
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 23 days ago
Steady Canada Day Belleville Police were keep busy on Canada Day with nearly 80 calls for service in a 24-hour span. No major incidents were reported to police. Two individuals were arrested for breach of the peace/public intoxication and held until... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Saturday police briefsAt 1:45 p.m on Friday Belleville Police and Belleville Fire Department responde
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 24 days ago
At 1:45 p.m on Friday Belleville Police and Belleville Fire Department responded to a report of a fire in an unoccupied building on Wilson Avenue. The fire was quickly extinguished with minimal damage. It was determined that the fire had been set... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Weapon charges; break and entersand enter charges A 14-year-old boy has been charged following a break and ente
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 25 days ago
and enter charges A 14-year-old boy has been charged following a break and enter at a Valleyview Crescent home. Belleville police report the home was entered on Thursday between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. and electronics and alcohol was stolen.... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
Firefighters work to rescue painters stuck on Belleville radio towerBELLEVILLE, IL - Two painters were rescued from a radio tower near the old Bell
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted 26 days ago
BELLEVILLE, IL - Two painters were rescued from a radio tower near the old Belleville Police Station on Thursday. The workers were painting the tower. They were using a lift to reach the top of the tower. That lift got stuck, trapping the workers in... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Firefighters work to rescue painters stuck on Belleville radio towerBELLEVILLE, IL – Two painters are being rescued from a radio tower near the old
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 26 days ago
BELLEVILLE, IL – Two painters are being rescued from a radio tower near the old Belleville Police Station. The men have been stuck on the tower for several hours. The fire department is on the scene. The workers are painting the tower. The lift they... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Firefighter honouredThe Belleville Fire Department and Belleville Police force honoured the death o
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 26 days ago
The Belleville Fire Department and Belleville Police force honoured the death of retired Fire Prevention Officer for the Belleville Fire Department, 53 year-old William Allen McDowell on Thursday afternoon. Mr. McDowell died at his home on June 25.... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Major Case Squad activated for Madison, IL murderWednesday morning to investigate a murder in southeast Illinois. According to
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 27 days ago
Wednesday morning to investigate a murder in southeast Illinois. According to a Lt. Mark Heffernan, a spokesman for the Belleville Police Department, a man’s body was discovered in an open field near the intersection of West 2nd and Jefferson.... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
Major Case Squad activated for Madison, IL murderWednesday morning to investigate a murder in southeast Illinois. According to
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted 27 days ago
Wednesday morning to investigate a murder in southeast Illinois. According to a Lt. Mark Heffernan, a spokesman for the Belleville Police Department, a man’s body was discovered in an open field near the intersection of West 2nd and Jefferson.... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Cars entered overnightin the Benjamin and Yeomans streets neighbourhood. Suspects entered parked veh
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 28 days ago
in the Benjamin and Yeomans streets neighbourhood. Suspects entered parked vehicles and removed unspecified property, Belleville police report. The incidents have prompted police to remind owners not to leave valuables in unattended vehicles.... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Tuesday's letters to the editorChiefs leading by example Congratulations to Chief Ron Gignac and Mike Callagha
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 29 days ago
Chiefs leading by example Congratulations to Chief Ron Gignac and Mike Callaghan of the Belleville Police on their joining in on foot patrol. Not only have they seized the opportunity to meet the public, but also to get a first-hand appraisal of what... Read more
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