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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...

Detectives Investigating Overnight Shooting – Pelham

Posted on Saturday, June 25, 2022 09:13 AM

On June 25, 2022, at 1:32am Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) officers assigned to 3 District (Welland/Pelham) responded to residential address on Foss Road near Victoria Avenue, in the Town of Pelham for reports of a shooting that just occurred.

Upon arrival, officers were directed inside the residence where two male victims were located suffering from gunshot wounds.  Both victims were treated for their injuries by Niagara Emergency Medical Service (NEMS) paramedics with assistance from...

ATV Operator Arrested & Charged – Port Colborne

Posted on Friday, June 24, 2022 01:21 PM

On June 23rd, 2022, at 2:40pm Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) officers assigned to 6 District (Port Colborne) received a traffic complaint regarding an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) being operated on King Street near Main Street West, in the City of Port Colborne.  The complainant reported a young child appeared to be strapped to the chest of the ATV operator.

Uniformed officers responded to the area, located the ATV, and conducted a traffic stop.  A 7-month-old infant child was wearing...

Detectives Arrest Man After Multiple Mischief and Arson Investigations – Fort Erie

Posted on Friday, June 24, 2022 09:23 AM

In May 2022, Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) detectives assigned to 5 District (Fort Erie) Criminal Investigative Branch (CIB), began investigating numerous mischief and arson complaints occurring on the west side of Fort Erie.

The suspect, who committed the offences over the course of several weeks is alleged to have intentionally set fire to 8 mailboxes and 1 hay barn.  The barn fire occurred on June 15th, 2022, on a rural property located near the intersection of Ridgemount Road and...

Police Seeking Assistance with Identification of Suspect – Niagara Falls

Posted on Friday, June 24, 2022 07:54 AM

On June 21, 2022, Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) officers assigned to 2 District (Niagara Falls / Niagara-On-The-Lake) responded to a residential address located in the south end of Niagara Falls regarding a fraud investigation.

Upon arrival, officers spoke to an elderly complainant who received a telephone call from someone claiming to be her grandson.  The male indicated he had been arrested by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) and was in immediate need of assistance in order...