NRPS Amber Alert Results in Child Being Located Safe and an Arrest in St. Catharines – Update 1

Posted on Sunday, June 28, 2020 02:31 PM

On June 28, 2020, at approximately 1:10pm, as a direct result of the Amber Alert issued at 12:30pm, the suspect male and child attended the 1 District (St. Catharines) office of the Niagara Regional Police Service located at 68 Church Street in St. Catharines in the gold Mercedes. 

The suspect surrendered himself to officers there and was arrested without incident. The child is safe and uninjured.

The investigation remains ongoing by detectives of the 1 District Detective Office.  Anyone...

AMBER ALERT - Police searching for 6 year old boy

Posted on Sunday, June 28, 2020 12:42 PM

At approximately 9am on Sunday June 20, 2020 1 District (St. Catharines) uniform officers were contacted regarding a possible parental abduction. 

Further investigation by officers with the 1 District Detective Office led to concerns regarding the welfare of the 6 year old child, leading to an Amber Alert.

Police are searching for the child and his father.  The boy is described as Dushaun Mitchell, a 6 year old Black male, medium weight, light brown hair with brown eyes.  No clothing...

Welland male facing numerous firearms related charges

Posted on Friday, June 26, 2020 08:24 PM

At approximately 11:25am on Wednesday June 24, 2020, 3 District (Welland) uniform officers were called to the area of Nelles Rd and McNaughton Rd in the City of Welland following the report of an armed barricaded male inside a residence.

As a result of the information initially received, out of concern for public safety, the Emergency Task Unit (ETU) as called for assistance.

The situation was deescalated and the male was taken into custody without incident by officers with the 3 District Detective...

NRPS Investigating St. Catharines Sexual Assault in the Hydro Hill Area - Update 3

Posted on Friday, June 26, 2020 07:20 PM

On Friday June 26, 2020 detectives arrested a male in connection with this sexual assault as well as an earlier incident of alleged harassment on June 18, 2020, on Merritt Trail along 12 Mile Creek.

29-year-old Jacob Clarke of no fixed address is facing the following charges:

-        Sexual Assault Causing Bodily Harm

-        Sexual Assault with a Weapon or Imitation Weapon

-        Forcible...

Male facing drug related charges in Niagara Falls

Posted on Friday, June 26, 2020 09:16 AM

In June 2020, members of the Niagara Regional Police Service Guns, Gangs, and Grows/ OPIOID  unit conducted a drug investigation involving a male allegedly selling cocaine from his vehicle in the City of Niagara Falls.

On Thursday June 25, 2020 Police executed search warrants and arrested the male in the area of Chippawa Creek  Road and Moyer Road, seizing both cocaine and currency.

Police found approximately $11,000.00 worth of cocaine and $5,400.00 in currency.

34 year old Donald Swalm...