Male from St. Catharines Arrested on Child Pornography Charges

Posted on Wednesday, September 16, 2020 10:51 AM

In April of 2020, members of the Niagara Regional Police Service's Internet Child Exploitation (I.C.E.) commenced an investigation into the sexual exploitation of children.

The investigation into the child exploitation material led to a St. Catharines residence. In September of 2020, members assigned to the Niagara Regional Police Service's I.C.E. Unit and Technological Crime Unit, concluded their investigation, which resulted in the identification of a suspect.

As a result of the investigation,...

Male Arrested in Relation to Assault with a Weapon in Niagara Falls

Posted on Wednesday, September 16, 2020 09:53 AM

On Wednesday, September 16th, at approximately 12:30am, 2 District (Niagara Falls) Uniform Officers, attended the area of Willmott Street and Second Avenue, in the City of Niagara Falls, for reports of an assault.

When officers arrived, they discovered a 30 year old male, with injuries.  The male was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

On September 16th, 2020, the suspect was arrested.

Justin Yates (33 years old) of Niagara Falls, was arrested and charged...

Male Arrested in Relation to Weapons Call in Welland

Posted on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 06:45 AM

On August 25th, 2020, at approximately 7:05pm, 3 District (Welland) uniform officers from the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS), responded to a weapons call in the area of Colbeck Drive and Stormm Court, in the City of Welland.

Initial investigation revealed that at approximately 6:55pm a group of five youths, between the ages of 14-15 years old, were walking northbound on Colbeck Drive. A northbound minivan drove past the group.  As the van drove by one of the three people in the van opened...

NRPS Badge Lost in St. Catharines - Update 1

Posted on Sunday, September 13, 2020 12:54 PM

Update 1 - September 13th, 2020

On Sunday, September 13th, 2020, the lost badge was returned to the Niagara Regional Police Service. The Niagara Regional Police would like to thank the community for their assistance.


Original Release - September 12th, 2020

The Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) are investigating a report of a lost NRPS Badge.

On Thursday, September 10th, 2020, a detective with the Niagara Regional Police Service, attended the Walmart, located at 525 Welland Avenue, in...

Human Remains Located in the City of St. Catharines

Posted on Saturday, September 12, 2020 07:14 PM

On Friday, September 11th, 2020, at approximately 12:40pm, 1 District (St. Catharines ) Uniform Officers, attended the Burgoyne Woods Park, in the City of St. Catharines, regarding possible human remains.

A member of the public contacted the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) when they located the remains, on a hike.

Investigation revealed that the remains were in fact human.

The identity of the deceased has not been confirmed.

The investigation remains ongoing by detectives out of 1 district...