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Posted Thursday, August 25, 2016

On August 24th, 2016 the Port Colborne Fire Department, Niagara Regional Police Service and the Niagara E.M.S attended the area of Davis Street, Port Colborne in response to a 911 call reporting a fire at a residence.  Upon the arrival of Emergency Services, it was quickly determined that a fire did not exist and the information relayed by the caller to the 911 system was false.   Further investigation indicated that the caller allegedly fabricated the report of a...
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Posted Tuesday, August 23, 2016

In an effort to bring further attention and deterrence to driving while impaired by alcohol or drugs, the Niagara Regional Police Service will be reporting the names of those people who are charged with an alleged criminal impaired driving offence in the Region.   In addition to being charged, these individuals are also bound by a Ministry of Transportation 90-Day Administrative Driver's License Suspension and are prohibited from operating a motor vehicle on a roadway....
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Posted Tuesday, August 23, 2016

On April 26th, 2016, members of the Internet Child Exploitation (I.C.E) Unit, with the assistance of the Technological Crimes Unit executed a Search Warrant at a residence located in the City of St Catharines. A number of computer systems and peripheral devices were seized for forensic examination.   As a result of the ongoing Investigation, on August 22, 2016, 68 year old Rymal (Wayne) HAMMOND of St Catharines has been arrested and charged with Possession of Child Pornography...
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Posted Tuesday, August 23, 2016

On Monday August 22, 2016 members of the Niagara Region Police Service Traffic Enforcement Unit charged a 24 year old male driver from St. Catharines with Stunting under the Highway Traffic Act of Ontario.  The driver was driving at 144 km/h on Four Mile Creek Road in Niagara on the Lake. This road has a posted speed limit of 80 km/h.   The drivers vehicle will be impounded for 7 days and his drivers licence will be suspended for 7 days. If convicted of Stunting...
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Posted Monday, August 22, 2016

On Monday August 22, 2016, at 2:30 pm, members of the Niagara Regional Police Service responded to a robbery that occurred at Bailey Street Park located at 8 Bailey Street in the City of St. Catharines.The victim was pushing her two year old son on the swing set when she was approached by a male brandishing a knife who demanded access to her purse. The male fled the area on foot with an undisclosed amount of currency and prescription pain medication. The victim and her child suffered...
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