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Male Arrested in Relation to Drug Investigation in Niagara Falls

Posted on Wednesday, October 28, 2020 12:39 PM

Since the middle of 2019, detectives with the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS), 2 District (Niagara Falls) Street Crime Unit, have been conducting an investigation into the sales of Crystal Methamphetamine and Cocaine, from a male suspect, in the City of Niagara Falls.

As a result of the investigation, detectives were able to identify the male suspect.  Detectives determined the male was active in the sale of illegal drugs from a Niagara Falls home, a car, and residence in Port Colborne.

On...

NRPS Seek Assistance from Public in Identifying a Suspect in Relation to Break and Enters in Thorold

Posted on Wednesday, October 28, 2020 11:21 AM

Since October of 2020, the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) have been investigating a series of commercial break and enters that occurred in the City of Thorold, involving a male suspect.

The investigation led by detectives from the 1 District – St. Catharines Street Crime Unit, revealed that the break and enters took place at four different locations, on October 18th, 2020, in the City of Thorold.

1)            Front Street and Sullivan...

Niagara Falls Collision Leads to Impaired Arrest

Posted on Wednesday, October 28, 2020 09:56 AM

On October 27, 2020, at approximately 8:05pm, 2 District – Niagara Falls uniform officers along with the Niagara Falls Fire Service and Niagara Emergency Medical Services responded to a report of a two vehicle collision in Niagara Falls. 

Emergency services attended to the area of Kalar Road between Beaverdams Road and Paddock Trail Drive.  Officers conducted their initial investigation and determined an ebike had been involved in a collision with a green 2003 Dodge Caravan.

The driver...

NRPS Investigating Fatal Collision in Welland - Update 1

Posted on Tuesday, October 27, 2020 03:36 PM

Update 1 - October 27, 2020

Detectives from the Niagara Regional Police Service Collision Reconstruction Unit continue to investigate the circumstances around the collision.

The deceased is a 39 year old man from Welland.  His identity is not being released out of respect for the next of kin.  At the time of the collision the deceased was alone in the car.

On October 26, 2020, Stephen Bangsund – Salter (30 years old) of Welland was arrested and charged with the criminal offence of:

  • Dangerous...

Public Release – Criminal Impaired Driving Offences October 19 to October 25, 2020

Posted on Tuesday, October 27, 2020 11:31 AM

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 Licence Suspension and are prohibited from operating a motor vehicle on a roadway. The public is encouraged to contact...