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Man Arrested in St. Catharines Using Fraudulent ID To Buy Luxury Truck

Posted on Thursday, January 06, 2022 02:19 PM

On Wednesday, January 5th, 2022, members of 1 District—St. Catharines uniform patrol were dispatched to a Fraud – In Progress call for service at Cars Unlimited Niagara in the city of St. Catharines.

Uniform officers arrived on scene to investigate the matter and determined that a male suspect was attempting to purchase 2021 Cadillac Escalade (valued at nearly $170,000.00) using fraudulent identification. The male suspect attempted to falsely identify himself to uniform officers with the fraudulent...

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Posted on Thursday, January 06, 2022 02:14 PM

Niagara Regional Police Service Non-Emergency Line - (905) 688-4111, ask for dispatch

Effective 8pm on Friday January 7, 2022, our 1 District (St. Catharines/Thorold), 2 District (Niagara Falls/Niagara on the Lake) and 3 District (Welland/Pelham) will be open for emergency access only

5 District (Fort Erie), 6 District (Port Colborne) and 8 District (Grimsby, Lincoln and West Lincoln) will be closed to the public.

 

During normal business hours, concerns around enforcement of COVID-19...

Detectives Investigating Fatal Single Car Collision In Fort Erie

Posted on Tuesday, January 04, 2022 12:46 PM

At approximately 11:41PM on January 3, 2022, emergency service personnel responded to the Peace Bridge in Fort Erie for a report of a single vehicle collision.

5 District Fort Erie uniform officers from the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) along with Niagara EMS and Fort Erie Fire Services responded to the Canada bound, border-controlled area between the secondary inspection point and the tolls booths.

The initial investigation determined a car collided with a toll booth barrier at a very high...

Public Release – Criminal Impaired Driving Offences – December 20, 2021 to January 2, 2022

Posted on Tuesday, January 04, 2022 12:20 PM

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...

Fraud Investigation in St. Catharines Leads to Arrest

Posted on Tuesday, January 04, 2022 11:11 AM

In July of 2021, detectives from the Niagara Regional Police Central Fraud Unit began a fraud investigation involving an employee at a St. Catharines law firm.

The investigation related to a period between 2017-2021.  The investigation determined that more than $168,400 was fraudulently removed from the business.

As a result of the investigation detectives identified a suspect.

On Tuesday, December 28, 2021, detectives arrested and charged Amanda Clause (41 years) of St. Catharines for the criminal...