MISSING PERSON – NRPS Searching for Missing 21 Year Old Female in Welland

Posted on Saturday, January 02, 2021 08:19 AM

Update - January 2nd, 2020, 2:00pm

Valerie has been located and is safe.  The Niagara Regional Police Service would like to thank the public and the media for their assistance.


Original Release 

The Niagara Regional Police Service is currently searching for a missing 21 year old female, from the City of Welland.

Valerie Fletcher was last seen by her family on Friday, January 1st, 2021, at 12:45pm, in the area of Ridge Road and Highway 140. She is believed to have left her home...

Detectives Investigating Fire in Fort Erie - Update 1

Posted on Tuesday, December 29, 2020 11:16 AM

Update – December 29, 2020

The scene has been released.  No foul play is suspected. Out of respect for the next of kin, the identity of the deceased is not being released.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation by the office of the Ontario Fire Marshal.


Original Release – December 28, 2020

On December 28, 2020, at approximately 4:48am, 5 District (Fort Erie) Uniform Officers, with the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS), the Fort Erie Fire Department and Emergency Medical...

NRPS Investigating Collision Involving Pedestrian in Niagara Falls

Posted on Tuesday, December 29, 2020 09:10 AM

On Monday, December 28th, 2020, at approximately 6:00 p.m., 2 District (Niagara Falls) uniform officers attended the area of Bridge Street and Sixth Avenue, in the City of Niagara Falls, in response to a report of a collision.

The Investigation revealed that a 19 year old male was travelling east bound in a Grey Honda Civic, on Bridge Street.  Subsequently, a 55 year old male was crossing north bound on Bridge Street at Sixth Avenue.  As a result, the vehicle collided with the male...

SIU Investigating following St. Catharines incident

Posted on Friday, December 25, 2020 10:00 AM

At approximately 1:30am on Friday December 25, 2020, 8 District (Grimsby) uniform officers were notified by Hamilton Police of a male who was involved in an earlier assault who was believed to be in the Grimsby area.

At approximately 2:50am, officers located the suspect’s vehicle in the area of St. Paul Street West and Vansickle Road in the City of St. Catharines. There was an interaction with a male and he was shot by officers.

He has been transported to hospital by Niagara EMS paramedics with non-life...

ADVISORY - Niagara Regional Police Service facility changes in response to COVID-19

Posted on Tuesday, December 22, 2020 03:54 PM

With the Niagara Region entering a province wide shutdown on December 26, 2020, please be advised of the changes to access to Niagara Regional Police Service facilities.

In the event of an emergency, call 911 immediately for assistance.

In recognition of efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19, effective 8pm on Tuesday December 22, 2020, 1 District (St. Catharines/Thorold), 2 District (Niagara Falls/Niagara on the Lake) and 3 District (Welland/Pelham) will be open for emergency access only.

5 District...