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St. Catharines Street Crime Detectives Seize Fentanyl and Cocaine During Search Warrant in Hamilton

Posted on Saturday, February 11, 2023 05:44 PM

In November 2022, Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) street crime detectives assigned to 1 District (St. Catharines / Thorold) commenced an investigation into the distribution of illegal drugs throughout the City of St. Catharines.

On Friday February 10th, 2023, detectives received judicial authorization to execute a search warrant inside a rented apartment room located on John Street between Robert Street and Cannon Street East, in the City of Hamilton.  The search warrant was executed with...

MISSING PERSON – Valentina LEDUC-CECCHIN (15 Years) of Welland

Posted on Thursday, February 09, 2023 03:30 PM

The Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) is currently conducting a missing person investigation stemming from the City of Welland.

Officers assigned to 3 District (Welland / Pelham) are currently searching for Valentina LEDUC-CECCHIN (15 years) of age.  She was last seen in the area of South Pelham Road near Thorold Road, in the City of Welland.

Valentina is described as follows:

-          Female

-          White

-          15 years of age

-          5’4” tall

-          106lbs

-          Long brown...

ADVISORY: Notice of Police Services Board Finance Committee Meeting on February 9, 2023

Posted on Thursday, February 02, 2023 11:32 AM

The media and public are invited to view the Regional Municipality of Niagara Police Services Board Finance Committee Meeting on Thursday, February 9, 2023.  The meeting will begin at 9:00 am and can be viewed live on the link Niagara Region Police Services Board - YouTube

The Board will record its meeting and will upload the link to the Board’s website for the public to access following the meeting.

The agenda for this meeting can be accessed on Tuesday, February 7, 2023.  A full listing...

St. Catharines Detectives Investigating Man’s Injuries - UPDATE #2

Posted on Wednesday, February 01, 2023 03:16 PM

On August 26, 2022, Raymond Riley was attacked and assaulted in the area of Riordon Street and Division Street in the City of St. Catharines. 

Raymond was treated by members of the Niagara Emergency Medical Services (NEMS) and transported to a local hospital before being later transported to an out-of-town trauma center due to the severity of his injuries.  On September 8, 2022, Raymond succumbed to his injuries in hospital.

On September 9, 2022, Detectives with the Niagara Regional Police...


Posted on Thursday, January 26, 2023 12:36 PM

Ms. Jen Lawson is a provincial appointee and was elected to serve as Chair of the Regional Municipality of Niagara Police Services Board by the members of the Board at its meeting held on January 26, 2023, replacing Regional Councillor and Mayor of Port Colborne Bill Steele, who had served in that position for the past two years.  Mr. Dave Eke was re-elected as Vice-Chair for a third term. 

To read the Board Members bios click on their name below.


Jen Lawson

 “I’m honoured...