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Niagara Falls Search Warrant Results in Seizure of Cocaine Methamphetamine and Fentanyl

Posted on Friday, March 03, 2023 02:55 PM

In February 2023, Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) street crime detectives assigned to 2 District (Niagara Falls / Niagara-on-the-Lake) commenced an investigation into the distribution of illegal drugs throughout the City of Niagara Falls.

On Thursday March 2nd, 2023, detectives received judicial authorization to execute a search warrant at a residential address located in the area of Leeming Street near Highland Avenue, in the City of Niagara Falls.  As a result of the investigation two...

Wainfleet Shooting Incident Leads to Arrests – UPDATE #1

Posted on Thursday, March 02, 2023 05:21 PM

On March 2nd, 2023, at approximately 3:30pm, 1 District – St. Catharines uniform officers with the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) arrested a fourth suspect in this incident.

An 18-year-old man from St. Catharines was arrested without incident and has been charged with the following twelve (12) offences:

  • Kidnapping – Contrary to Section 279(1)(a) of the Criminal Code
  • Use of Firearm During the Commission of an Offence – Contrary to Section 85(1)(a) of the Criminal Code
  • Attempt to Commit and...

NRPS Drug Investigation in Welland and Thorold Leads to Charges

Posted on Thursday, March 02, 2023 03:28 PM

Detectives from the 3 District – Welland Street Crime Unit (SCU) of the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) are investigating the sale of illegal drugs in the cities of Welland and Thorold.

Beginning in January of 2023 3 District SCU detectives have been investigating illegal mobile drugs sales that also involved homes in Welland and Thorold.   The investigation identified two suspects and two locations.  On March 1, 2023, detectives were granted search warrants for the two residences and a...

Public Release – Criminal Impaired Driving Offences – February 20th to February 26th, 2023

Posted on Thursday, March 02, 2023 12:42 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 a motor vehicle on a roadway. The public is encouraged to...

Bank Robbery Under Investigation by Niagara Falls Detectives – UPDATE #1

Posted on Thursday, March 02, 2023 12:18 PM

Niagara Regional Police Service detectives assigned to 2 District (Niagara Falls / Niagara-on-the-Lake) continue to investigate an armed robbery that occurred at the Meridian Credit Union, located at 4780 Portage Road, in the City of Niagara Falls on February 23rd, 2023.

Additional images have been obtained and detectives are appealing to members of the public for assistance identifying both the suspects and the suspect vehicle.

The white Dodge Caravan used during the commission of the offence...