A Qunite West OPP officer is in stable condition after surgery following being stabbed at a traffic stop near Belleville in the early morning hours of Sunday March 21, 2021. OPP President Rob Stinson stated:

“The notifications were being made shortly after 1am. Our brother is in stable condition as he is recovering from surgery. I have been in contact with family and co-workers offering our support. Thanks to the members of the community that assisted in the apprehension of the suspect. Prayers and thoughts for our brother, family and everyone that has been affected by this tragedy.”

The following tweets were posted by OPP East Region and OPP Association: