October 23, 2019 News Release


On the 22nd of October, 2019 a 34 year old male was arrested at court in relation to charges for breaching his recognizance by not attending to a bail supervision program appointment.  He was held in custody pending a bail hearing.


On the 22nd of October, 2019, two Search Warrants were executed at a residence and a business in the south end of the city. This was done with the assistance of the Ontario Provincial Police, the Biker Enforcement Unit, the Belleville Police service and our local Emergency Response Team. A 38 year old male was arrested in the residence and has been charged with Commission of offence for Criminal Organization, Robbery with violence, Break and Enter, Assault cause bodily harm, Assault with a weapon, and careless storage of a firearm. He will remain in custody for a bail hearing this afternoon. These charges are a continuation of the ongoing police investigation, titled Project Charlie which began as a joint forces initiative into organized crime and the local drug trade.  The following photograph depicts some of the items seized from the warrants which include; several Motorcycle club vests, long guns, ammunition and a panel to a bullet proof vest.