UPDATE 1 - Police search for suspect after gas station robbery in Fort Erie

Posted on Monday, December 09, 2019 04:07 PM

As a result of a continuing investigation 5 District Criminal Investigation Branch Detectives were able to identify Robert SHEWELL as the individual sought for the robbery that had occurred on November 30, 2019 at the Pioneer gas station.

There is currently an arrest warrant for SHEWELL for the charge of Robbery.  His present whereabouts remain unknown.


On Sunday, November 30, 2019 at 1:40am uniform officers responded to the report...

NRPS Investigating Wainfleet Commercial Break and Enter - Update 1

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

Update 1 – December 4, 2019
Detectives from the 3 District Criminal Investigations Branch continue to investigate the break and enter at the Wainfleet Esso gas station.
As a result of that investigation detectives have obtained photographs of the suspects.  Please see the attached photos. Anyone with information is asked to contact detectives at 905-688-4111 extension 3300.   Original Release – November 18, 2019
Officers from the 6 District Port Colborne office of the Niagara Regional Police...

Detectives look to identify male suspect

Posted on Monday, December 09, 2019 04:03 PM

In October of 2019 detectives with 1 District (St. Catharines) Criminal Investigations Branch (CIB) commenced an investigation regarding a theft and several frauds occurring in the Bunting Road/Welland Avenue area, as well as, in downtown St. Catharines.   The investigation revealed that over the span of several hours during the afternoon of October 15, 2019, a male stole a wallet, a debit card and several other items from a local business and then committed numerous frauds from several local...

Sudden death investigation in St. Catharines

Posted on Monday, December 09, 2019 04:02 PM

At approximately 7:00pm on Tuesday December 3rd, 1 District (St. Catharines) uniform officers were called to a home in the area of Queenston St and Church St in the City of St. Catharines following the report of a sudden death.   A 67-year-old male was discovered without vital signs and pronounced deceased at the scene.   The scene is currently being held while members of the 1 District Criminal Investigations Branch (CIB) investigate.   Detectives are asking anyone with information...

Festive R.I.D.E. Campaign Underway in Niagara

Posted on Monday, December 09, 2019 04:01 PM

On Tuesday, December 3, 2019, the Niagara Regional Police kicked off their Festive R.I.D.E. Campaign by conducting sobriety check points at two locations within the City of St. Catharines. Both of the locations were very busy and in total approximately 1100 vehicles were stopped.  Each driver was questioned if they had consumed any alcohol or cannabis prior to operating their vehicle.  Of the drivers spoken to, 9 were requested to provide a sample of their breath for analysis. Two of the...