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Suspect Outstanding – Convenience Store Robbery – St. Catharines

Posted on Thursday, November 18, 2021 09:20 AM

On Wednesday November 17th, 2021, at 4:40pm officers assigned to 1 District Uniform Patrol responded to an armed robbery at a convenience store located in the area of Pelham Road and Galbraith Street, in the City of St. Catharines.

A lone male suspect entered the store armed with a large knife.  A demand was made to the cashier to surrender money from the register.  The cashier sustained no injuries.  

Detectives assigned to the 1 District Criminal Investigative Branch have assumed...

Cancellation – Unidentified Human Remains Press Conference

Posted on Thursday, November 18, 2021 08:58 AM

UPDATE #1 - 2021/11/18

In lieu of new information, today’s virtual press conference scheduled for 11:00am has been cancelled.

The unidentified human remains found in 2019 were sent to the Ontario Centre of Forensic Sciences, where they were examined by a forensic anthropologist and a human remains analyst.  Descriptive information was obtained, resulting in the creation of a facial approximation by Detective Constable Duncan Way, a forensic artist with the Ontario Provincial Police.

The facial...

Public Release – Criminal Impaired Driving Offences – November 8, 2021 to November 14, 2021

Posted on Wednesday, November 17, 2021 11:33 AM

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 a motor vehicle on a roadway. The public is encouraged to contact...

Media Advisory – Unidentified Human Remains Press Conference

Posted on Tuesday, November 16, 2021 03:23 PM

On Thursday November 18, 2021, at 11:00am the Niagara Regional Police Service will host a press conference at Police Headquarters located at 5700 Valley Way in the City of Niagara Falls.

The press conference will provide details regarding unidentified human remains found by employees of the Sir Adam Beck Power Generating Station, located at 14000 Niagara Parkway, in the Town of Niagara-On-The-Lake, on December 11th, 2019.

With the assistance of the Ontario Provincial Police a forensic artist has...

Man Arrested After Niagara Falls Robbery

Posted on Tuesday, November 16, 2021 10:17 AM

On Sunday, November 14, 2021, at approximately 11:29 pm, 2 District – Niagara Falls uniform officers from the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) responded to a report of an armed robbery at a convenience store in Niagara Falls.

Officers responded to the area of Dorchester Road at Thorold Stone Road.  The initial investigation determined that a lone male had entered the store and obtained a frozen drink and then went to the counter.  The suspect then pulled a knife and threatened the...