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Welland man charged following altercation with officers

Posted on Monday, May 11, 2020 01:21 PM

At approximately 4:20pm on Sunday May 10, 2020 3 District (Welland) uniform officers were called to the area of Niagara Street and 6th Street in the City of Welland regarding a suspected impaired driver.

When officers arrived they located a male in the drivers seat of a parked vehicle.  While officers were placing him under arrest, he became combative and an altercation ensued during which a Conducted Energy Weapon (CEW) was deployed.

The male as well as an officer were transported to hospital...

Welland man charged following drug trafficking investigation

Posted on Monday, May 11, 2020 12:46 PM

Charges have been laid following an investigation by detectives with the 3 District (Welland) Street Crime Unit in relation to the illegal sale of fentanyl from a residence in the King St. and Albert St. area of the City of Welland.

On May 11, 2020, a Welland man was arrested and charged.

During a search, a quantity of fentanyl, crystal methamphetamine and cocaine with a street value exceeding $14000, along with various drug trafficking paraphernalia and a quantity of currency.

56 year old Craig...

Male arrested following gun shot in St. Catharines

Posted on Monday, May 11, 2020 09:41 AM

At approximately 8:15pm on Sunday May 10, 2020 1 District (St. Catharines) uniform officers were called to the area of Hamilton Street and Pelham Road in the City of St. Catharines following the report of a gunshot.

When officers arrived they located a male victim who was uninjured.  Shortly after, a second male was located and arrested near the scene.

Investigation by officers with the 1 District Detective Office has revealed that two males were involved in an altercation when one of the males...

NRPS Investigating Vehicle into the Niagara Gorge in NOTL

Posted on Saturday, May 09, 2020 03:50 PM

On Saturday May 9, 2020, at approximately 11:50am emergency services personnel were called to the Niagara River Parkway just north of the Floral Clock in Niagara on the Lake for a report of a possible vehicle into the Niagara Gorge.

Personnel from the Niagara Parks Police (High Angle River Team), Niagara on the Lake Fire Services and Niagara Falls Fire Services initially attended the scene.  Upon rappelling into the gorge, a heavily damaged vehicle was found near the bottom.  A deceased...

Fort Erie Bank Robbery Arrest

Posted on Saturday, May 09, 2020 09:11 AM

On May 8th, 2020, at approximately 12:40pm 5 District – Fort Erie uniform officers from the Niagara Regional Police responded to a robbery call at the CIBC Bank on Niagara Boulevard near Princess Street in the Town of Fort Erie.

The investigation by officers determined that a man had entered the bank wearing clothing that was concealing his face and demanded money from a teller. No weapon was observed and there was no mention of a weapon.  The suspect fled from the bank prior to officer's...