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Belleville woman arrested after phones, keys stolen from restaurant staff room

Belleville police station. Global Kingston

Belleville, Ont., police have arrested a local woman for theft over $5,000.

Police say the accused stole a large amount of property including cell phones, clothing, car keys and a laptop from a restaurant staff room in the city’s North end last night.

Her name and identity have not been released.

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Police viewed video and began searching the area when one of the restaurant employees observed the suspect walking along College Street West.

Officers attended the area and arrested a 26-year-old female resident of Belleville for the theft.

Further investigation resulted in the recovery of almost all of the stolen property, which was valued at more than $5,000.

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The female is being held in custody and is scheduled to go before a judge via video on Tuesday.

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