Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Belleville police arrest one man for breaching probation, another on strength of warrant

Hollie Pratt-Campbell/Quinteist

The Belleville Police Service made two arrests on Wednesday, June 26.

Just before 7 p.m. on Wednesday, police received a call regarding a male who was believed to be breaching his release order and a court ordered prohibition order. A media release explains that officers attended an address in the city’s west end and confirmed the identity of the male.

“Police further confirmed that the male was breaching his release conditions which included not to be around children under the age of 16 years old,” police state.

As a result, 38-year-old David Rodgers of Belleville was arrested and charged with two counts of failing to comply with a release order and two counts of breaching a prohibition order. Charge have not been proven in court. He was held in custody for a bail hearing.

In a separate incident, also on June 26 at about 4 p.m., an officer was on patrol in the city’s east end when they observed a male who was wanted on the strength of an arrest warrant for uttering threats to cause bodily harm and mischief under $5,000. Police say in the release that they arrested 47-year-old Robert Steacy of Belleville on the strength of the arrest warrant. Charge have not been proven in court. He was later released on an undertaking with a court date in August.

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