Belleville police lay impaired driving charge after suspect collides with two vehicles and a fence

Belleville Police Service – Photo by Hollie Pratt-Campbell/Hometownist

A motor vehicle collision led to an impaired driving charge in Belleville early on Wednesday, January 3. The Belleville Police Service received a call around 12:10 a.m. reporting a collision at Adam Street and University Avenue.

Officers noted that the male driver had failed to stop at a stop sign, subsequently hitting two vehicles and a fence. Upon speaking with the driver, identified as 35-year-old Michael McCulloch of Trenton, police suspected impairment by alcohol.

McCulloch was arrested and taken to the Belleville Police Service, where he faced charges of impaired driving and exceeding the legal alcohol limit. It’s important to note that these charges have not yet been proven in court. His license was suspended for 90 days, and his vehicle was impounded for seven days. McCulloch was released on an Undertaking with a court appearance scheduled for January 2024.

Belleville Police are also looking to speak the person who witnessed the collision. If you have information regarding the collision or you were a witness, please contact Cst Eric Hadley at ehadley@bellevilleps.ca.

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