Welland Man Arrested Following Break and Enter Investigation

Posted on Sunday, August 23, 2020 12:43 PM

Between August 19, 2020 and August 21, 2020 the Niagara Regional Police Service received reports of nighttime break and enters to occupied residences. 

As a result of the joint efforts of #1 District (St. Catharines) Uniform Patrol Officers, #3 District (Welland) Patrol Officers and the #3 District Detective Office a suspect was identified as being Jacob O'Neal, aged 32 years, of the City of Welland.

In the early morning hours of August 21, 2020, Mr. O'Neal was arrested without incident.


Detectives Seeking Witnesses to Niagara Falls Robbery

Posted on Friday, August 21, 2020 09:43 AM

On Thursday August 20, 2020, at approximately 5:00 p.m., the Niagara Regional Police were called to the area of Dixon Street and Locus Avenue in the City of Niagara Falls for a report of a robbery. 

Police located a male victim who had been robbed by 2 males who had fled the area prior to police arrival.  The victim was transported to a local hospital where he was treated for minor injuries and later released.  The victim and suspects were known to one another.

At the time of this...

Arrests Made in Relation to Damage at Chippawa Public Docks

Posted on Thursday, August 20, 2020 01:57 PM

Officers from the 2 District – Niagara Falls office of the Niagara Regional Police Service commenced an investigation after being contacted by the public regarding vandalism at the public docks in Chippawa / Niagara Falls.

The Chippawa Public Dock has had numerous issues with vandalism, mischief, and rowdy behavior. Over the course of the weekend of August 8-10, 2020 a group of youths attended the dock and damaged the railing that houses safety equipment for boaters and swimmers.

Officers have identified...

NRPS Investigating Indecent Act Complaint in Welland

Posted on Thursday, August 20, 2020 10:34 AM

On August 19, 2020, at approximately 7:30pm 3 District – Welland uniform officers from the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) attended the area of McCabe Avenue and Louise Street in Welland for an indecent act call.

A female member of the public contacted the police to report that at 7:15pm she had been out for a walk with her child.  The member of the public had been walking in the area of McCabe Avenue and Louise Street when she noticed a younger male approaching her on roller blades....

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Niagara Falls Man Wanted After Sexual Assault Investigation

Posted on Wednesday, August 19, 2020 03:25 PM

On Friday August 14, 2020, 2 District – Niagara Falls officers from the Niagara Regional Police Service responded to a home in the city of Niagara Falls for a report of a sexual assault.

Officers attended and the investigation was taken over by detectives from the Sexual Assault Unit.  The investigation determined that a male suspect was alleged to have sexually assaulted two 16 year old females.  The assaults are believed to have occurred in a residence in the city of Niagara Falls in...