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Posted Friday, July 29, 2016

On Friday July 29th 2016, members of the Niagara Regional Police Service's Marine Unit removed a vehicle from the Welland Recreational Canal. Upon inspection of the vehicle, a body was located inside the vehicle which has yet to be identified. A post mortem examination is scheduled for Saturday July 30, 2016 in order to determine the cause of death and assist in identification. Further updates to follow. *****Original Release*****   On Thursday July 28, 2016...
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Posted Friday, July 29, 2016

better car.JPG On Thursday July 28, 2016 a recreational diver located a vehicle in the Leisure Canal located off of Canal Bank Street, Welland.   The diver alerted the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) of the submerged vehicle.   On Friday July 29, 2016 the NPRS Dive Team did an operational dive and located the vehicle.    The vehicle was removed from the water and held pending an investigation by NRPS, Welland, 3 district CIB.   Further details to follow....
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Posted Thursday, July 28, 2016

On July 27, 2016 members of the Niagara Regional Police Service #1 District Detective Office, with the assistance of the Office of the Fire Marshal, executed a search warrant at the Whilholme Drive residence. Following an examination of the scene it was determined that the fire was intentionally started.   Consequently, a warrant has been issued for the arrest of Jonluc Williams, a 24 year old resident of St. Catharines. He is charged with Arson Disregard for Human...
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Posted Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Members of the Port Colborne Uniform Branch arrested Shawn Matchett on Wednesday July 27, 2016 after a lengthy investigation into numerous break and enters that have plagued the East Village of Port Colbourne, Ontario.  The investigation, which was spear headed by the Uniform Branch of the Port Colborne detachment with assistance from the Welland Detective Office and the Welland Street Crime Unit, was able to identify Matchett as the culprit in two of the break and enters...
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Posted Wednesday, July 27, 2016

morgason 1 - Feb 6.png In early May, 2016 Detectives from the Niagara Regional Police, Casino Detective Office entered into an investigation involving unknown parties entering and damaging multiple vending machines at the Fallsview Casino Resort Hotel in Niagara Falls, Ontario.    Investigation revealed, the suspects attended multiple floors at the Fallsview Casino Resort Hotel where they damaged and entered several Coco-Cola vending machines.  Upon gaining entry into...
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