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Detectives investigate Niagara Falls fatality – Update 2

Posted on Wednesday, July 29, 2020 01:03 PM

UPDATE 2 - July 29, 2020

The investigation into this matter remains ongoing by detectives from the NRPS Collision Reconstruction Unit.  The ongoing investigation has learned that there may be further witnesses to this incident or the events leading up to the collision.  Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Lisa Kristensen at 905-688-4111, extension 9265 or by email Lisa.Kristensen@niagarapolice.ca

UPDATE 1 – June 21, 2020 

On Sunday June 21, 2020, 2 District (Niagara...

Drug Investigation Leads to 6 Arrests in St.Catharines

Posted on Wednesday, July 29, 2020 08:15 AM

In May of 2020 detectives with the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS), 1 District (St.Catharines) Street Crime Unit, began an investigation into the sales of fentanyl and cocaine in the city of St.Catharines.

In the morning hours of July 28th, 2020, detectives with the assistance of the NRPS Emergency Task Unit, Guns, Gangs and Grows Unit and the Hamilton Police Emergency Response Unit, executed simultaneous search warrants at...

Public Release – Criminal Impaired Driving Offences July 20 to July 26, 2020

Posted on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 08:19 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...

Ongoing Protests in Niagara on the Lake

Posted on Friday, July 24, 2020 03:13 PM

In 2017 an animal rights group began protesting the use of horse drawn carriages in Niagara on the Lake.  The protests have been centralized to the downtown area of Niagara on the Lake. In the 3 years, counter protesters supporting the horse drawn carriage businesses have also become involved in protests.  The opposing groups ultimately both expressing their rights under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms to lawfully peaceful assembly and protest.  

The duty of the Niagara...

Two Vehicle Collision Results in Fatality in Niagara Falls

Posted on Friday, July 24, 2020 10:11 AM

On Thursday, July 23rd, 2020, at approximately 3:50pm, emergency personal responded to the area of Mountain Road and the QEW Southbound off ramp, in the City of Niagara Falls, in regards to a collision.

Initial Investigation revealed that a 24 year old female, was driving a Silver Honda Civic, with a 25 year old male passenger.  The Honda Civic was travelling southbound from the QEW off ramp, when it attempted to make an eastbound turn onto Mountain Road.  Subsequently, a 61 year old...