Search Warrants Lead to Drug Arrests in Thorold

Posted on Friday, August 28, 2020 09:46 AM

During the month of August 2020, the Niagara Regional Police Service St.Catharines Street Crime Unit began investigating the sale of illicit drugs by multiple individuals from two residences in the city of Thorold. The addresses being in the area of Clairmont Street near Chapel Street South and Chapel Street South near Portland Street.

On August 28, 2020, warrants to search these residences were issued under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act. The St.Catharines Street Crime Unit as well as members...

Missing Swimmer Search in Lake Erie off Port Colborne Beach

Posted on Friday, August 28, 2020 09:29 AM

On August 27, 2020, at approximately 1:30pm emergency service personnel responded the area of Sherkston Beach on Lake Erie in the City of Port Colborne for a report of a possible drowning.

The initial investigation by 6 District – Port Colborne uniform officers arriving on scene determined that  6 persons (two adult males and four children under 13 years old) had been in the water when they became distressed in the 5-6 foot waves.

Three members of the public entered the water to rescue the struggling...

NRPS Investigating Weapon Incident in Welland

Posted on Thursday, August 27, 2020 03:16 PM

On August 25, 2020, at approximately 7:05pm, 3 District – Welland uniform officers from the Niagara Regional Police Service responded to a weapons call in the area of Colbeck Drive and Stormm Court in Welland.

The initial investigation by officers determined that at approximately 6:55pm a group of five youths (ages 14-15 years old) were walking northbound on Colbeck Drive. A northbound minivan drove past the group.  As the van drove by one of the three people in the van opened fire on the group...

wanted photo Ajay AERY

GTA Police Seeking Wanted Fraud Suspect

Posted on Wednesday, August 26, 2020 09:25 AM

In December of 2019 the Niagara Regional Police Service Central Fraud Unit commenced an investigation regarding an allegation of fraud.

The investigation determined that between August and September of 2019 a local business was defrauded in excess of $100, 000 by a male suspect.  Detectives have determined the identity of the suspect.

Ajay AERY (27 years old) of no fixed address is wanted for the alleged criminal offence of:

  • Fraud Over $5000

AERY is aware that he is wanted.

He has ties to...

Public Release – Criminal Impaired Driving Offences August 10 to August 23, 2020

Posted on Tuesday, August 25, 2020 11:32 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...