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UPDATE 3 – MISSING PERSON – 74-Year-Old Missing From Fort Erie – ARREST

Posted on Thursday, October 13, 2022 08:50 AM

The Niagara Regional Police Service Homicide Unit continues to investigate circumstances of 74 year old Desmond Teague who was reported missing by his family on Friday September 30, 2022.

On Wednesday, October 12, 2022, at approximately 4:00 pm, Homicide Detectives assisted by members of the 5 District (Fort Erie) Detective Services Branch arrested a male in relation to this incident. 

As a result of this investigation, 36-year-old Curtis Desjarlais, of no fixed address, is charged with the...

Thanksgiving - NRPS R.I.D.E.Check

Posted on Monday, October 10, 2022 06:39 AM

On Saturday, October 8th, 2022, members of the Niagara Regional Police conducted R.I.D.E. spot checks within the cities of Welland and Thorold. 

Throughout the night, officers stopped approximately 600 vehicles and inquired if any of the drivers had consumed any alcohol or drugs earlier in the evening.  In total, 9 drivers were required to provide a sample of their breath for analysis.  One driver provided a sample which resulted in a “Fail” and was subsequently arrested....

UPDATE 2 - LOCATED - MISSING PERSON – 74 Year Old Male Missing From Fort Erie

Posted on Wednesday, October 05, 2022 10:31 PM

On Wednesday, October 5, 2022, at approximately 2:00 pm, the Niagara Regional Police responded to the area of 32 Idlewylde Street in the Town of Fort Erie for a report of found human remains. 

The remains have positively been identified as those of Desmond Teague who was reported missing on September 30, 2022. 

The investigation into this matter is now being classified as a homicide and remains ongoing.  

The Niagara Regional Police Homicide Unit is appealing to anyone...

Sexual Assault at Mel Swart Lake Gibson Conservation Park – Thorold – UPDATE #1

Posted on Monday, October 03, 2022 06:09 PM

The Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) Sexual Assault Unit continues to investigate the circumstances surrounding a sexual assault that occurred on September 21st, 2022, at approximately 5:30pm along a hiking trail associated to the Mel Swart Lake Gibson Conservation Park, in the City of Thorold.

Detectives have enlisted the assistance of a forensic artist with the Ontario Provincial Police.  The forensic artist has met with the victim and together they have created a composite sketch of...

UPDATE 1 - MISSING PERSON – 74 Year Old Male Missing From Fort Erie

Posted on Sunday, October 02, 2022 06:49 PM

The Niagara Regional Police Service continue to search for missing 74-year-old Desmond TEAGUE of the City of Fort Erie.  

Desmond TEAGUE was reported missing on September 30, 2022 and his current whereabouts remain unknown.  

This investigation remains an open missing person investigation with suspicious circumstances. The Niagara Regional Police Homicide Unit has assumed control of the investigation and investigators are appealing to anyone with information regarding Desmond TEAGUE’s disappearance...