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An Open Letter to Niagara from Chief of Police Bryan MacCulloch

Posted on Friday, January 15, 2021 04:18 PM

An open letter to the people of Niagara;

Over the last 10 months, COVID-19 has found a way to infiltrate and weave its way into the very fabric of our daily lives.

Our homes, our workplaces and our relationships have all been touched and altered by the reality of this deadly virus.

On December 18, 2020, Niagara surpassed 100 deaths and just 25 days later on January 12, 2021, we recorded our 200th death.  Tragically, that is 200 members of our community, who have died at the hands of a virus...

Niagara Falls Break and Enter Suspect Arrested by Detectives

Posted on Thursday, January 14, 2021 02:55 PM

On January 2, 2021, 2 District – Niagara Falls uniform officers responded to a report of a residential break and enter in Niagara Falls in the area of Summer Street and Main Street .

The initial investigation by the officers determined that a suspect broke into the home and stole jewelry and collectable comic books.  The value of the stolen property was estimated at over $9000.

The break and enter investigation was assigned to detectives from the 2 District Street Crime Unit.   Detectives...

Break and Enter and Theft of a Truck in Niagara Falls Leads to Two Arrests

Posted on Thursday, January 14, 2021 02:47 PM

On January 13, 2021, 2 District - Niagara Falls uniform officers from the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) responded to a report of a commercial break and enter in Niagara Falls.

Officers attended the scene in the area of Victoria Avenue and Ferguson Street.  The investigation determined that sometime overnight suspects had broken into the building.  They stole items from the building and a Ford 350 utility pick truck.

At approximately 7:20am an 8 District – Grimsby officer located...

Public Release – Criminal Impaired Driving Offences December 28, 2020 to January 10, 2021

Posted on Thursday, January 14, 2021 07:05 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...

Man Arrested After Fraud Investigation in Niagara on the Lake

Posted on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 09:14 AM

In September of 2020, 2 District – Niagara Falls uniform officers began an investigation into an allegation of fraud by an employee of Niagara on the Lake Hydro.

The investigation was assigned to detectives from the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) Central Fraud Unit.

Detectives determined that the fraud occurred between March 2019 and July 2020 for an amount in excess of $425,000.  The employee held the position of Vice President of Operations at the time of the offence.

On January 12,...