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NRPS Officers Investigating “Yellow Fluid Bottle” Incidents Across Niagara

Posted on Wednesday, July 06, 2022 11:43 AM

In mid May and into early July of 2022 the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) has been investigating multiple incidents of plastic bottles being thrown onto residents’ properties.

More than 50 incidents have occurred across Niagara on the Lake, Grimsby, Niagara Falls, St. Catharines, Thorold, Pelham and Welland.  The incidents are believed to be occurring overnight.  The residents awake to find a plastic bottle containing an unknown yellow fluid on their property, sometimes in the backyard. 


Sexual Assault Unit Detectives Investigating St. Catharines Incident – Update 1

Posted on Tuesday, July 05, 2022 03:30 PM

Detectives from the NRPS Sexual Assault Unit continue to investigate this incident.  As a result of the ongoing investigation detectives have identified the involved male and the Victoria Lawn Cemetery in St. Catharines.

No arrests have been made.  The investigation remains ongoing.

There is no ongoing threat to public safety stemming from this incident.

Anyone with information is asked to contact detectives by calling 905-688-4111, option 3, extension 1009363.

Members of the public who...

Sexual Assault Unit Detectives Investigating St. Catharines Incident

Posted on Monday, July 04, 2022 08:12 PM

On July 4, 2022, 1 District St. Catharines/Thorold uniform officers from the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) responded to a report of a sexual assault.

The initial investigation determined that the sexual assault occurred on July 4, 2022, between 8:30am and 9:30am in a cemetery in St. Catharines. The female victim is a ride-share driver who was sexually assaulted by an armed male customer in the cemetery.  The sexual assault occurred in a white Nissan Altima.

The victim suffered minor...

NRPS Partnering with Local Niagara Wendy’s for Summer Safety Campaign

Posted on Monday, July 04, 2022 06:57 PM

The Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) is proud to partner with Wendy’s restaurants across Niagara for the 4th annual Summer Safety Campaign.

The campaign is unique to Niagara and started locally in partnership with our Niagara Wendy's owners. Niagara Wendy's have provided NRPS officers across Niagara with Frosty coupons. Officers can use these coupons to acknowledge safe summer behaviour (e.g., Wearing a safety helmet or life jacket) and to create positive opportunities for Niagara’s...

MISSING PERSON – Fort Erie NRPS Officers Searching for 19-Year-Old Woman – Update 1 – LOCATED

Posted on Monday, July 04, 2022 02:09 PM

Update 1

The missing person Tera L. has been located and is safe.  Thank you to the public and media for their assistance in this matter.

We have deleted her image from our website and social media.  We would ask the media and public to consider doing the same for Tera's privacy.


Original Media Release – July 3, 2022

On July 3, 2022, at approximately 8:00pm, 5 District – Fort Erie uniform officers from the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) commenced a search for missing person...