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Suspicious Barn Fire in Fort Erie

Posted on Wednesday, June 15, 2022 03:34 PM

On June 15, 2022, at approximately 7:00am, 5 District uniform officers with the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) responded to a report of a barn on fire in Fort Erie.

Officers arrived on scene in the area of Bertie Street and Ridgemount Road to a barn fully engulfed by fire.   Fort Erie Fire Services extinguished the fire.  The barn had been un-used for several years and was in a poor condition.  With no utilities (gas / electrical) being active at the barn the fire is being...

Man Arrested After Shooting a Slingshot BB at a Downtown St. Catharines Business

Posted on Wednesday, June 15, 2022 11:08 AM

On June 14, 2022, at approximately 5:35am 1 District St. Catharines uniform officers from the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) responded to a report of damage to a storefront in downtown St. Catharines.

Officers attended at a business on St. Paul Street near James Street and met with the complainant.  Officers observed the glass door and a plate glass window had been shattered.  Small holes in the glass were found.  Damage is estimated at $2500.

The investigating officer working...

Detectives Investigating Hate Vandalism in St. Catharines

Posted on Wednesday, June 15, 2022 07:58 AM

Officers from the 1 District St. Catharines office of the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) are investigating a series of vandalism incidents which included racist and homophobic words and explicit images.

On June 12, 2022, at approximately 8:00am, 1 District – St. Catharines uniform officers responded to a report of spray paint damage on a home on George Street near Catherine Street in St. Catharines.  Racist and homophobic words had been sprayed on the house siding using blue and orange...

NRPS Investigating Fatality on Seventh Street in St. Catharines – Update 1

Posted on Tuesday, June 14, 2022 11:25 AM

Update 1 – June 14, 2022

Detectives from the Niagara Regional Police Service Collision Reconstruction Unit continue to investigate this incident.

The deceased is a 36-year-old man who was living and working in St. Catharines.  The two injured persons are both males, one is 36 years old and the other 42 years old.   They are also both living and working in St. Catharines.  The two injured men remain in hospital with serious injuries.  All three men are residents of Mexico...

Sexual Assault Detectives Seeking to Identify Suspect – Welland

Posted on Tuesday, June 14, 2022 10:12 AM

On May 26th, 2022, at approximately 5:30pm Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) officers assigned to 3 District (Welland / Pelham) responded to the area of Merritt Island, located near Welland City Hall at 60 East Main Street, in the City of Welland for a sexual assault that just occurred.

Upon arrival, officers located the victim who indicated she was sitting alone when approached by a male operating a mobility scooter. Subsequently, an alleged interaction constituting sexual assault...