Male Arrested for Theft of Motor Vehicle in Welland

Posted on Monday, November 29, 2021 09:16 AM

Since early November 2021, detectives with the Welland Detective Office have been actively investigating the theft of a motor vehicle in the City of Welland.

On November 28, 2021 the investigation identified that the stolen motor vehicle was located in the City of Niagara Falls and was actively being sold.  Detectives from both the Welland and Niagara Falls Detective Offices located the motor vehicle and identified the individual attempting to sell it. 

Gerry Pellizzari (30 years) of the...


Posted on Thursday, November 25, 2021 10:56 AM

The Regional Municipality of Niagara Police Services Board and the Niagara Region Police Association have reached an agreement on a new six (6) year contract for the 764 Uniform Members and 303 Civilian Members of the Police Service.  The new contract runs from January 1, 2021 to December 31, 2026.

The settlement was achieved through the co‑operative efforts and hard work of the parties respective Bargaining Committees and follows ten (10) days of intensive bargaining sessions.  The new...

7 People Arrested in Relation to Firearm Charges in St. Catharines

Posted on Wednesday, November 24, 2021 03:50 PM


In November of 2021, members of the 1 District Street Crime Unit with the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) began a firearms related investigation in the area of Louth Street and Nash Street, in the City of St. Catharines. 

On November 23, 2021, at approximately 12:05am, the Emergency Task Unit with the Niagara Regional Police Service executed a warrant at this location and the following items were seized:

  • Black 6 shooter Colt DA.88 revolver firearm loaded with 6 live...

Man Arrested After Niagara Falls Stabbing

Posted on Wednesday, November 24, 2021 02:39 PM

On November 24, 2021, at approximately 1:43AM, 2 District – Niagara Falls uniform officers from the Niagara Regional Police Service responded for a report of a stabbing in Niagara Falls.

Officers attended the area of Clifton Hill near Victoria Avenue and located a male victim in his 20s, suffering a serious laceration from a knife.   Paramedics from Niagara Emergency Medical Services treated the victim at the scene.  He was transported to a local hospital for treatment of a serious...

Public Release – Criminal Impaired Driving Offences – November 15, 2021 to November 21, 2021

Posted on Wednesday, November 24, 2021 09:19 AM

In an effort to bring further attention and deterrence to driving while impaired by alcohol or drugs, the Niagara Regional Police Service will be reporting the names of those people who are charged with an alleged criminal impaired driving offence in the Region.                 

In addition to being charged, these individuals are also bound by a Ministry of Transportation 90-day Administrative Driver's Licence Suspension and are prohibited from operating...