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Three Roadside Suspensions Issued During NRPS R.I.D.E Campaign

Posted on Monday, March 13, 2023 10:31 AM

On Saturday, March 11th, 2023, members of the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) conducted R.I.D.E. spot checks in the cities of Welland and St. Catharines.

Throughout the night, officers stopped approximately 500 vehicles and inquired if any of the drivers had consumed any alcohol or drugs earlier in the evening.  In total, 27 drivers were required to provide a sample of their breath for analysis. Three of the drivers had provided a sample resulting in an “Alert” and subsequently had their...

NRPS Officer Arrested Following Collision Investigation in St. Catharines

Posted on Thursday, March 09, 2023 03:54 PM

On Tuesday February 7, 2023, the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) became aware of allegations involving a Uniform Constable employed with the Service, following an incident that had occurred on Friday February 3, 2023, when uniform officers responded to a fail to remain collision in the area of Niagara Street and Welland Avenue in the City of St. Catharines, involving an unmarked Service vehicle.

To ensure that there was no potential or perceived conflict of interest, the NRPS requested...

911 Call for Suspected Impaired Driver Results in Arrest and Recovery of Firearm - Thorold

Posted on Thursday, March 09, 2023 02:35 PM

On March 8th, 2023, at 1:23pm the Communications Unit of the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) received an emergency 9-1-1 call from a motorist who suspected an impaired driver.  A black Honda Civic was observed driving erratically and swerving across lanes of traffic on Merrittville Highway near Port Robinson Road, in the City of Thorold.

Uniform patrol officers assigned to 3 District (Welland / Pelham) responded to the area and located the suspect vehicle on Niagara Street near Merritt...

Suspect in Custody After Sexual Assault in Port Colborne

Posted on Thursday, March 09, 2023 12:26 PM

On March 8th, 2023, at 2:06pm Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) detectives assigned to the Sexual Assault Unit commenced an investigation into an alleged sexual assault that occurred on West Street near Clarence Street, in the City of Port Colborne.

Investigation has determined an adult female was walking in the area when she observed a black vehicle, later determined to be a 2014 Ford Focus, driving along West Street in a manner that she perceived to be suspicious.  Shortly thereafter, as...

Detectives Investigating Man Impersonating as a Police Officer – Niagara Falls – UPDATE 1

Posted on Thursday, March 09, 2023 10:46 AM

Niagara Regional Police Service detectives assigned to the 2 District (Niagara Falls / Niagara-on-the-Lake) Criminal Investigative Branch have been actively investigating the allegation that a male suspect had impersonated himself as a police officer during a traffic stop.  The allegation was that the suspect who was operating a black vehicle with white doors had activated emergency lighting and conducted a traffic stop on March 6th, 2023, at 6:20pm in the area of Drummond Road near Prospect...