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MISSING PERSON – NRPS Searching for Missing NOTL Man

Posted on Thursday, June 24, 2021 04:10 PM

The Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) is presently conducting a missing person investigation for a 56 year old man from Niagara on the Lake.

On June 20, 2021, the NRPS was contacted and commenced a missing person investigation to try and locate Carmen Micieli.  Family report last seeing Carmen on June 18, 2021, at his residence in the area of Four Mile Creek Road and Creekside Drive in Niagara on the Lake.  He left the residence driving a black 2003 Harley Davidson motorcycle...

Former Employees Charged After Fraud Investigation

Posted on Thursday, June 24, 2021 03:08 PM

Three people have been charged with various offences after the Niagara Regional Police Service Central Fraud Unit has concluded an 8-month long investigation into financial activities at the District School Board of Niagara (DSBN), related to false invoicing, diverted revenue and other related events. The fraud was reported to have occurred between 2003 and 2019 resulting in a total loss to the DSBN of over $2.1 million dollars.

As the result of the investigation former DSBN Chief Information Officer...

Project Avoidance – Multi Agency Commercial Vehicle Safety Initiative

Posted on Thursday, June 24, 2021 12:14 PM

On June 17, 2021 officers from our 8 District – Grimsby office and our Traffic Enforcement Unit partnered with four law enforcement agencies to take part in Project Avoidance.  The Project was conducted on the roadways in the Town of Lincoln and included the Queen Elizabeth Highway.

Project Avoidance was developed for officers from the Niagara Regional Police, Ministry of Transportation Ontario (MTO), Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Halton Police Service and the Niagara Parks Police to conduct...

Man Facing Firearms Charges in Grimsby – Update 1

Posted on Thursday, June 24, 2021 10:52 AM

Update 1 – June 24, 2021

As a result of the ongoing investigation by 8 District - Grimsby detectives, multiple incidents of damage / vandalism have been discovered in Grimsby.

Detectives have conducted further investigation into incidents of new cars being shot at with an air rifle.  Multiple cars at the Grimsby Ford, Kia and Chrysler lots have been damaged since February of 2021.  Damages are believed to be in excess $17,000.

On June 23, 2021, Travis Jacob Walters (33 years old) of Grimsby...

Drug Investigation Leads to Three Arrests in St. Catharines

Posted on Thursday, June 24, 2021 08:57 AM

Since April of 2021, detectives with the St. Catharines Street Crime Unit, with the Niagara Regional Police Service commenced an investigation into the sale of illegal drugs from a residence, in the area of Edith Street and Chetwood Street, in the City of St. Catharines.

As a result of the investigation, detectives were able to identify the suspects.

On June, 23, 2021,  at approximately 2:55pm, the Emergency Task Unit and the members of the 1 District Street Crime Unit arrested the suspects.

As...