Scammers Contacting the Public Claiming to be Canada Revenue Agency Workers

Posted on Thursday, July 09, 2020 02:50 PM

For many months, the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) has received reports of scam phone calls involving persons claiming to be Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) workers. This scam involves threatening or coercive language to scare individuals into paying fictitious debt to the CRA, or they can be arrested.  This debt repayment may involve gift cards, wire transfers or cyber based currency. The member of the public is then asked about their personal banking information and social insurance...

Deputy Chief Bill Fordy Statement

Posted on Thursday, July 09, 2020 09:33 AM

To whom it may concern;

I have watched and listened to the general public. I would now like to add my voice to the narrative because I am disappointed and saddened by the tragedies of the past few months, the resulting media coverage, and the feelings of some towards the police. I have witnessed disrespect to police officers across the country.

In the spirit of full transparency, I am a father, a husband, and I have proudly been a police officer for 31 years. I love our country, fully respect the...

Fatal Rollover in Wainfleet Leads to an Arrest

Posted on Wednesday, July 08, 2020 10:07 AM

At approximately 10:45pm at July 7, 2020, emergency services personnel (Police Fire, EMS) responded to the area of Lakeshore Road and Camelot Drive in Wainfleet for a report of a single vehicle rollover.

6 District (Port Colborne) uniform officers arrived on scene and found a 2005 grey Dodge Ram pickup truck on its roof with two people inside.  The two males were extricated from the pickup truck by members of the Wainfleet Fire Services.  One of the passengers, a 25 year old man from Port...

Detectives Investigating Fatality at Balls Falls in Lincoln

Posted on Wednesday, July 08, 2020 09:37 AM

On Tuesday, July 7th, 2020, at approximately 2:40pm, 8 District (Grimsby) Officers, Lincoln Fire Services assisted by Grimsby Fire Services, and Emergency Medical Services attended the Balls Falls Conservation Area, in the Town of Lincoln, in regards to an assistance call.

Initial information revealed that a 19 year old male, from Oakville, Ontario, had jumped into the water, however had not resurfaced.

An extensive search was conducted by 8 District uniform officers, Grimsby detectives, the...

Public Release – Criminal Impaired Driving Offences June 29 to July 5, 2020

Posted on Tuesday, July 07, 2020 02:00 PM

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...