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Niagara Falls Detectives Investigating Back-To-Back Armed Robberies

Posted on Wednesday, June 29, 2022 03:30 PM

On June 29th, 2022, Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) officers assigned to 2 District (Niagara Falls / Niagara-on-the Lake) responded to a back-to-back gas station robberies at 4:50am and 5:15am in the City of Niagara Falls.  The first robbery occurred in the area of Drummond Road and McLeod Road and the second robbery occurred in the area of Thorold Stone Road and Dorchester Road.

Initial investigation has revealed a suspect entered both gas stations, brandished a handgun, and obtained...

NRPS Detectives Investigating 16 Incidents of Damage in Lincoln

Posted on Wednesday, June 29, 2022 01:38 PM

On Tuesday, June 28, 2022, 8 District - Grimsby uniform officers from the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) were called to 16 damage / mischief incidents in the Town of Lincoln (Vineland and Vineland Station area).

As a result of the ongoing investigation, it was reported in most of the incidents that a suspect drove up to the various complainant’s addresses, exited his vehicle and then threw a stone/brick through the windows of the various complainants’ vehicles. In these incidents the complainants’...

Collision with a Pole and a Stop Sign in St. Catharines Results in Impaired Driving Charge

Posted on Wednesday, June 29, 2022 01:13 PM

On June 28, 2022, at 8:50 pm, 1 District St. Catharines uniform officers from the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) responded to a report of a possible impaired driver in St. Catharines.

A member of the public contacted the NRPS Communications Unit after they watched a white 1999 Pontiac Grand-Am at the intersection of Lake Street and Dufferin Street in the City of St. Catharines strike a telephone pole and stop sign.   The now damaged Pontiac then fled the scene. 

At approximately...

Public Release – Criminal Impaired Driving Offences – June 20, 2022 to June 26, 2022

Posted on Wednesday, June 29, 2022 11:55 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 a motor vehicle on a roadway. The public is encouraged to contact...

St. Catharines Woman Arrested Following NRPS Human Trafficking Investigation

Posted on Tuesday, June 28, 2022 11:16 AM

On June 27, 2022, an investigation by the Niagara Regional Police Service Human Trafficking Unit concluded with Tasha Lynn SUMMERS (38 years old) of St. Catharines being charged with the following offences:

  • Trafficking in Persons Under the Age of Eighteen Years, S.279.011 (1) CC
  • Material Benefit-Trafficking Person Under Eighteen Years, S.279.02(2) CC
  • Material Benefit from Sexual Service Provided by Person Under 18, S.286.2 (2) CC
  • Procuring Person Under 18 Years, S. 286.3(2) CC

The investigation...