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Car Crashes into the Welland Canal in St. Catharines

Posted on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 08:04 AM

On January 21, 2020, at approximately 2:15am Police, Fire and EMS responded of Glendale Ave and the Welland Canals Parkway in regards to a motor vehicle collision in which the involved vehicle entered the Welland Canal.   A member of the public had contacted 911.

The investigation has determined that a blue 2009 Audi 4 door A4 Avant was travelling east bound along Glendale Avenue.  The Audi struck a tree before entering the drained canal and coming to a stop in approximately 3 feet...

St. Catharines Detectives Arrest Four Persons Following Robbery Investigation

Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2020 01:08 PM

On January 15, 2020, at approximately 2:30am Niagara Regional Police Service 1 District – St. Catharines officers responded to a report of an armed robbery.

Officers attended the area of St. Paul Street West and Louth Street and met with a male victim.  The investigation determined the male victim had planned to provide a ride to the four male suspects.  A dispute occurred which resulted in the male victim's vehicle being stolen at gun point. The male suspects all fled the scene in the...

POLICE SERVICES BOARD - PUBLIC BOARD MEETING

Posted on Friday, January 17, 2020 10:59 AM

The next Regional Municipality of Niagara Police Services Board Meeting is scheduled for Thursday, January 23, 2020 at 8:30 am, located at the Niagara Regional Police Service Headquarters, 1st Floor Community Room, 5700 Valley Way, Niagara Falls, Ontario. 

The Public Meeting Agenda can be accessed Tuesday, January 21, 2020 on the Niagara Regional Police Service website at www.niagarapolice.ca under Police Services Board; PSB Board Meetings. Limited copies will be available at the meeting.

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St. Catharines NRPS Officers Investigating Connected Crimes. – Update 1 - Arrests

Posted on Thursday, January 16, 2020 03:37 PM

Update 1 – January 16, 2020

As a direct result of the public and media interest in this matter, detectives from the 1 District St. Catharines Street Crime Unit were able to identify one of the males involved.  Further investigation by the detectives led to the identities of the other two males.

All three males have now been arrested.

Jesse William Bannon (34 years) of no fixed address, is charged with the alleged Criminal Code of Canada offences of:

 - Break and Enter Commit (3 Counts)

- ...

Man Arrested Following Early Morning St. Catharines Pursuit

Posted on Thursday, January 16, 2020 03:08 PM

On January 16, 2020, at approximately 1:50am 1 District – St. Catharines uniform officers were dispatched to investigate a threats call in the area of Sherbourne Street and Dieppe Road in St. Catharines.

As officers entered the area they observed the suspect in the investigation driving a White Lexus ES 250 with a female passenger.  Officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop of the vehicle.  The suspect in an attempt to evade police drove over a curb.

The suspect then fled onto the Toronto...