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NRPS Detectives Investigating the Theft of 44 Golf Carts in Lincoln

Posted on Friday, November 18, 2022 07:37 AM

On November 15, 2022, 8 District - Grimsby uniform officers from the Niagara Regional Police Service were dispatched to a theft incident in Lincoln.

Officers attended Rockway Glen Estate Golf Course/Winery located at 3290 Ninth St. in the Town of Lincoln.  The initial investigation determined that 44 golf carts had been stolen from the property by unknown suspect(s) between November 14, 2022, after 11pm and November 15 at 6:00am.

The stolen golf carts are white 2020 EZGO Tempo Golf Carts (2...

Niagara Falls Man Arrested on Child Luring Charges

Posted on Thursday, November 17, 2022 02:25 PM

In November 2022, members of the Niagara Regional Police Service Internet Child Exploitation (I.C.E.) commenced an investigation into the sexual exploitation of children.

As a result of the investigation, on November 17, 2022, 42-year-old Michael Joseph Brandauer of Niagara Falls, Ontario was arrested and charged with the following:

  • Luring a Child via Telecommunication Sec. 172.1(1)(a) CC
  • Possession of Child Pornography Sec 163.1(4) CC

Brandauer has been held in custody pending a bail hearing which...

MISSING PERSON – Michael JACKSON (45 Years) of Fort Erie - Located

Posted on Thursday, November 17, 2022 10:47 AM

On November 16th, 2022, missing person Michael (Mike) Jackson was located.  Out of respect for the next of kin no further information is being released.

The NRPS has removed his photo from the original media release and our social media.  We would ask members of the public and media to consider doing the same.

Incident #22-130567

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Charges Laid Against Niagara Regional Police Officer

Posted on Wednesday, November 16, 2022 02:26 PM

On November 29, 2018, two Niagara Regional Police Service officers were involved in an on-duty altercation in the Town of Pelham, which led to shots being fired and one officer struck and injured.

Subsequent investigations by the Special Investigations Unit and the Ontario Provincial Police led to criminal charges being laid against both officers. 

On November 22, 2019 charges against Sergeant Shane Donovan were withdrawn by the Crown.

On September 13, 2021, the trial commenced for Constable...

Fraud Investigation in Niagara Falls Leads to Arrest

Posted on Wednesday, November 16, 2022 09:30 AM

In June of 2022, detectives from the Niagara Regional Police Central Fraud Unit began a fraud investigation involving a woman allegedly using family and friends’ identification information to obtain credit.

The investigation related to a period between 2020-2022.  The investigation determined that more than $30,679.86 was fraudulently obtained from 14 victims.

As a result of the investigation detectives identified a suspect.  On Tuesday, November 15, 2022, detectives arrested 46-year-old...