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Two people facing charges following St. Catharines incident

Posted on Thursday, December 12, 2019 10:29 AM

On Wednesday December 11, 2019 at approximately 6:00 am, 1 District (St. Catharines) uniform officers were called to the area of Welland Ave and Clark St in the City of St. Catharines.   When officers arrived, they found a deceased dog.  A resulting animal cruelty investigation with the assistance of 1 District Detective has revealed that the 14-month old dog was left tied to the railing and subsequently died due to asphyxiation   A male and female were identified, arrested and charged.   28-year-old...

Arrest made in attempted fraudulent vehicle purchase

Posted on Thursday, December 12, 2019 07:44 AM

As a result of an investigation by the Niagara Regional Police, Central Fraud Unit, on Wednesday December 11, 2019, police arrested a suspect who was attempting to complete the fraudulent purchase of a $107,000.00 luxury vehicle.  

Through their investigation, detectives identified the alleged attempted use of personation and the use of forged identity documents. 

37 year old Philip Phioukham of the City of St. Catharines is facing the following alleged charges:

  • Fraud Over $5000
  • Identity...

Detectives look to identify suspect in St. Catharines incident

Posted on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 11:32 AM

At approximately 6:00 pm on Thursday, November 28, 2019 1 District (St. Catharines) uniform officers were flagged down by a victim of an attempt robbery in the area of Welland Avenue and Catherine Street in the City of St. Catharines.   The suspect fled prior to police arrival and was not located during a subsequent search of the area. The victim was not injured in the attempt.   The Niagara Regional Police Service is asking anyone with information or who might have seen the interaction...

Large quantity of fentanyl seized following investigation

Posted on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 11:25 AM

In late 2018, detectives with 2 District (Niagara Falls) Street Crime Unit began a narcotics trafficking investigation in the City of Niagara Falls.   On December 10, 2019 detectives, with the assistance of the Emergency Task Unit (ETU), 3 District (Welland) Street Crime Unit and the Guns Gangs and Grows Unit, executed search warrants at two residences in the area of White Oak Ave and Mann St in the City of Niagara Falls as well as Wilkerson St and Secord St in the City of Thorold.   Officers...

UPDATE 1 - Detectives investigate Welland incident

Posted on Monday, December 09, 2019 04:34 PM

On Monday December 9, 2019 the 29-year-old female succumbed to her injuries in hospital.   This investigation remains on-going by detectives with 3 District (Welland) Criminal Investigations Branch (CIB), 3 District Street Crime Unit and the Homicide Unit.   Anyone with information is asked to contact police or CrimeStoppers at 1 (800) 222-TIPS.   ORIGINAL RELEASE – Thursday December 5, 2019   At approximately 6:30am on Thursday December 5, 2019 3 District (Welland) uniform officers...