Belleville Police Service – Calls Include Person Charged for Watching Homeowner and Child Sleep (No Names Released)

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Total calls for service – Belleville Police responded to 100 calls for service over a 24-hour period beginning at 5:00 am on March 06, 2024 to 5:00 am on March 07, 2024.

Watching homeowner and child sleep
A homeowner who nodded off on the couch in his living room with his nine-year-old son last night had a rude awakening today.
The College Street East resident was sleeping on a couch with the boy shortly before 4 a.m. Thursday when he awoke to find an unknown man standing in his living room watching the pair sleep.
The unknown man left the home when confronted, but stood on the front porch of the residence and lingered around the front of the home.
Officers arrived within minutes and arrested a 37-year-old man of no fixed address outside the home.
He was charged with unlawfully in a dwelling, prowl by night and held for a show cause hearing today.

Motor vehicle collision
One motorist was taken to Belleville hospital with what was believed to be non-life-threatening injuries following a two vehicle crash on Sidney Street near Catharine, Wednesday evening.
Police, fire and paramedics were dispatched to the scene shortly after 7 p.m.
Traffic along the busy route was slowed for a period of time to allow emergency crews access to the scene. Both vehicles were towed.
An investigation into the incident is continuing and anyone with information or dashcam footage is asked to contact Const. Steven Genore at

Spooked male culprit away
An unknown man entering garages along a street in the west end of the city was scared away by a resident late Wednesday.
Around 10:45 p.m. a resident along Lemoine Street called police to advise she found an unknown male in her garage.
The man is believed to have entered the location through a side door and took off when the female confronted him.
The male was described as short in height and wearing a grey sweatshirt.
He was last seen heading towards College Street West.
Officers arrived in the area a short time later and were unable to locate the suspect.

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