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Detectives in Fort Erie Investigating Commercial Robbery – Update 2 – Arrest

Posted on Thursday, January 16, 2020 11:41 AM

Update 2 – January 16, 2020

On January 15,2020,  5 District – Fort Erie detectives arrested a man at this residence in the Crystal Beach area of the Town of Fort Erie in relation to the robbery at the Crystal Mart on January 12,2020. 

Sean M. Gannon (39 years old) of Fort Erie is charged with the alleged Criminal Code of Canada offences of:

- Robbery – S. 344 (1)(b)

- Disguised with Intent- S. 351(2). 

Gannon was held in custody to appear at a bail hearing at the Robert S. K. Welch...

Fort Erie Woman Arrested Following Fraud Investigation

Posted on Thursday, January 16, 2020 11:20 AM

In October 2019, the Niagara Regional Police Service Central Fraud Unit commenced an investigation into suspected fraudulent activities involving Ontario Works payments and failing to disclose additional income and assets.

The Central Fraud Unit Detectives worked jointly with the St. Catharines Works Eligibility Review Office on this matter. The investigation centered on a period between April of 2016 to July of 2017, and over payments of approximately $8800.

On January 13, 2020, as a result of the...

Investigation into ball bearing strikes in Fort Erie

Posted on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 04:23 PM

Detectives in Fort Erie are investigating multiple incidents of ball bearings strikes.  The most serious incident involved a local woman being struck.

On January 11, 2020, at approximately 10:20pm a man and women were standing outside a restaurant / bar located on Central Avenue, between Dufferin Street and Jarvis Street.  The woman was suddenly struck in the head by a small object.  Moments later the man felt something pass by him.  The man and women discovered two small silver...

Child Abuse Unit Makes Arrests in St. Catharines

Posted on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 01:44 PM

In December of 2019 the Niagara Regional Police Service – Child Abuse Unit (CAU) commenced an investigation into an allegation of physical and sexual abuse of a child.

As a result detectives have conducted multiple interviews regarding the on campus conduct of multiple youths who are students at Ridley College in St. Catharines.  The investigation centres on a time period between September of 2018 and August of 2019. 

On January 15, 2020, two males under the age of 16, both international...

UPDATE 2 - Detectives investigate St. Catharines Stabbing

Posted on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 07:30 PM

Further investigation by detectives with the Homicide Unit has led to charges laid against two males in relation to this incident.

24-year-old Quinn Bell-Reid and 26-year-old Reid Alexander Dyson, both from the City of St. Catharines are facing the following alleged charge”

-        First Degree Murder - 235(1) Criminal Code of Canada

Bell-Reid has been remanded into custody following a video bail hearing while Dyson is currently being held in custody pending a...