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Fort Erie Detectives Arrest Man for Break and Enter

Posted on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 03:31 PM

In February of 2020 uniform officers from the 5 District – Fort Erie office of the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) attended a residence in the area of Bertie Street and Stanton Street in Fort Erie for a report of a break and enter.

As a result of that investigation it was determined that approximately $2250 worth of goods was stolen from a shed on the property.  Items stolen included power tools and an E-bike.

Detectives continued the investigation into the break and enter.

On March 18,...

Port Colborne Crash leads to Arrest

Posted on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 11:59 AM

On Wednesday March 18, 2020, at approximately 1:29AM, uniform officers from the 6 District – Port Colborne office of the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) were dispatched to a motor vehicle crash in the area of Main Street West and Elm Street in the city of Port Colborne.

Officers had received information that following the collision two persons were seen running from the scene.

Upon arrival, officers observed a fluorescent yellow/green 2003 Dodge Dakota with significant damage. The Dodge is...

Cancellation of March 26 Niagara Police Services Board Meeting

Posted on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 11:07 AM

After careful thought and in response to the local, provincial and national escalation of the COVID-19 pandemic, including the recently declared state of emergency by the Premier of the Province, the Niagara Police Services Board has decided to cancel its March 26, 2020 meeting. 

Our Board is committed to the health and safety of our community and any steps which will aid in mitigating the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.  

The Board wishes to reassure the public that our governance...

Weapons - Police search for suspects following 2019 downtown St. Catharines Shooting – Update

Posted on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 08:00 AM

Detectives from the 1 District St. Catharines Criminal Investigative Branch continue to investigate the shooting incident that occurred in downtown St. Catharines on September 29th, 2019, that resulted in six persons being shot. 

As previously reported in the last media release from February 26th 2020, investigators have arrested one of the alleged shooters involved in this incident. The 33 year old Richmond Hill Resident, Saeed Savalanpour, is presently charged with 34 Criminal Code offences...

Officers Investigating Shooting Incident in St. Catharines

Posted on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 07:06 AM

On March 17, 2020, at approximately 6:40pm emergencies services personnel responded to a multi-unit residence in the area of Niagara Street and Church Street in St Catharines for a report of a shooting.

Uniform officers and detectives from the 1 District St. Catharines office of the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) arrived on scene.   Officers located a male suffering from a gunshot wound and administered 1st aid.

Niagara Emergency Medical Services paramedics and St Catharines...