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Posted Wednesday, October 22, 2014

The Niagara Regional Police Service - Central Fraud Unit is warning both the public and financial institutions that a common scam known as the bank examiner or bank investigator scam is again targeting residents in Niagara.  In many cases, the suspects target seniors.   In this scam, unsolicited callers identify themselves as bank employees, usually a position of authority, such as manager or an investigator, and convince the victim to assist in the apprehension of...
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Posted Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The next Regional Municipality of Niagara Police Services Board Meeting is scheduled for Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. located at the Niagara Regional Police Service Headquarters, 1st Floor Boardroom, 110 James Street, St. Catharines, Ontario.   The Public Meeting Agenda can be accessed on-line on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at the www.niagarapolice.ca   website under Police Services Board; Agenda.   For further information contact:  ...
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Posted Monday, October 20, 2014

On Monday October 20, 2014, shortly after 5:00 p.m.,  the Niagara Regional Police were called to the Gales Gas Bar, located at 143 Welland Avenue, in the City of St Catharines.    It was reported that a male had entered the kiosk and confronted the lone clerk.  The suspect brandished a knife and demanded money from the cash register.  Upon receiving a sum of money, the suspect fled the gas station on foot and immediately left the area.  The...
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Posted Monday, October 20, 2014

Over the past several weeks, Niagara Regional Police Service have seen an increased number of residential day-time break and enters in Thorold. Residents are asked to be extra vigilant in securing their homes and to call police if they see anyone suspicious.   **************UPDATE********************   From October 8th 2014 October 14th 2014, members of the Niagara Regional Police Service have received eight complaints of residential day-time break and enters...
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Posted Monday, October 20, 2014

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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