Teen boy drowns in Tweed
TWEED – A teenage boy from the Millbridge area, north of Madoc, died Sunday after being sucked into an undertow near a dam in Tweed.
Central Hastings OPP said, just before 8 p.m. Sunday, several teen boys were swimming in the Moira River near the dam and the green metal bridge off Bridge Street East.
After jumping through the waterfall created by the dam, 17 year old Tyler Gray, of Millbridge was sucked underwater by an "extremely strong undertow." A nearby resident found Gray in the water behind an Alexander Street home. Firefighters arrived on scene, said police, assisting in removing Gray from the water and performing CPR. The boy was pronounced dead at the scene.
A post mortem examination was to be conducted at Kingston General Hospital Monday.
Falls in canal
FRANKFORD — A Frankford woman was taken to Trenton Memorial Hospital this morning (Monday) after, Quinte West OPP stated, she slipped into a canal along the Trent River in Frankford, near the tourist park.
Police said emergency crews responded to the area around 4:30 a.m.
No further details have been released on the nature of the woman's injuries, nor on her current condition.
Outstanding warrants for robbery
QUINTE WEST – OPP have apprehended a 27-year-old man wanted on an outstanding robbery warrant last Friday and are still looking for a 34-year-old woman, who is also wanted in regards to a robbery incident in Quinte West.
Taylor Schell, 27, of no fixed address, was taken into custody by Quinte West OPP officers after he was stopped Belleville Police crime unit, while driving his vehicle near the Glen Miller Road exit on Highway 401.
Schell will appear for a bail hearing today (Monday) in Belleville.
Police are seeking information on Melanie Beaulieu, 34, of no fixed address and who is wanted on an outstanding arrest warrant for robbery in Quinte West.
Anyone with any information on Beaulieu’s whereabouts is asked to contact the OPP 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers 613-969-8477.
Theft from vehicles
Four reports of break and entered vehicles kept Belleville police alert during the night in various locations within the city.
Police noted suspects entered locked and unlocked vehicles removing GPS’s, portable DVD systems, fishing equipment and wallets.
Police are reminding owners to lock and to remove valuables from their vehicles. Anyone with information about these incidents is asked to contact Belleville Police at 613-966-0882.
Theft of vehicle
Between last Friday and Sunday, city police said, a 2003 silver Dodge Caravan with Ontario plates BMWB981 was removed from a driveway at a University Avenue residence in Belleville.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Belleville Police at 613-966-0882.
A minor dispute between neighbours at a Benjamin Street residence in Belleville early Monday morning escalated to one neighbour threatening the other, while armed with a knife.
Police noted a 19-year-old man from Belleville was charged with assault with a weapon. He was released on a promise to appear in court on Aug. 1.
There were no injuries reported in this incident.
Anyone with information about the dispute is asked to contact Belleville Police at 613-966-0882.