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Posted Friday, May 26, 2017

Since May of 2017, members of the 1 District Street Crime Unit have been investigating two males from the Toronto area actively selling crack cocaine in the City of St.Catharines. Police were able to determine that the males were utilizing a residence on Page Street to sell from.   During the course of the investigation, police made observations that were consistent with individuals who were operating a drug trafficking operation from his residence.   On May 26th...
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Posted Thursday, May 25, 2017

for electrocis nrps 3d official logo white background jpg.jpg The Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) would like to congratulate Superintendent Mark McMullen on his recent selection by the Niagara Parks Commission as their new Chief of the Niagara Parks Police. Superintendent McMullen has been a police officer serving the Niagara Region as a member of the NRPS for over 30 years.  At the time of his selection by the Niagara Parks Commission he was the Superintendent in charge of Operational Support with the NRPS. Superintendent...
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Posted Thursday, May 25, 2017

On May 24th 2017, members of the Welland Detective Office, Welland Street Crime Unit and Port Colborne Uniform Branch began an investigation at a Port Colborne residence in relation to firearms and drugs.   As a result of the investigation a search warrant was obtained and police seized two firearms, a small marijuana grow operation and a small amount of crystal methamphetamine.   52 year old Joseph "Mike" Verreault of Port Colborne has been...
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Posted Wednesday, May 24, 2017

for electrocis nrps 3d official logo white background jpg.jpg On May 24, 2017, at approximately 3:30p.m members of the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) Explosive Disposal Unit (EDU) were conducting a training exercise in the north end of Welland.    The training exercise which also involved members of the Emergency Task Unit (ETU), took place on the grounds of the former Welland Soccer Club in the area Rice Road and Quaker Road. An element of the training was the planned detonation of an explosive device.  Upon...
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Posted Wednesday, May 24, 2017

In November of 2016 members of the Niagara Regional Police Service Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit began an investigation into the accessing of child pornography over the Internet.   On May 23rd, 2017 the ICE unit, with the assistance of the Technological Crimes Unit executed a search warrant at a St Catharines residence.   As a result of the investigation Chantz REEDS, 19, of St Catharines was arrested and charged with Accessing Child Pornography,...
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