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SIU Investigating following St. Catharines incident

Posted on Friday, December 25, 2020 10:00 AM

At approximately 1:30am on Friday December 25, 2020, 8 District (Grimsby) uniform officers were notified by Hamilton Police of a male who was involved in an earlier assault who was believed to be in the Grimsby area.

At approximately 2:50am, officers located the suspect’s vehicle in the area of St. Paul Street West and Vansickle Road in the City of St. Catharines. There was an interaction with a male and he was shot by officers.

He has been transported to hospital by Niagara EMS paramedics with non-life...

Man Arrested in Niagara Falls After Porch Parcel Theft Investigation

Posted on Thursday, December 24, 2020 04:37 PM

On December 24, 2020, at approximately 10:00am 2 District – Niagara Falls uniform officers from the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) were waved down by a member of the public in the area of Portage Road between Valley Way and Morrison Street.

The member of the public wished to report that they had just witnessed the theft of a package from the porch of a house on Portage Road.

Officers began searching the area for a male and female suspect.  Officers located the male and female nearby. ...

Male Arrested in Relation to a Robbery in Niagara Falls

Posted on Thursday, December 24, 2020 03:10 PM

On Wednesday December 23, 2020, at approximately 1:00pm, 2 District (Niagara Falls) uniform officers attended the area of Ferry Street and Main Street near the Big Bee, in the City of Niagara Falls in regards to a robbery.

Initial information revealed that a taxi was driving the suspect when the two got into a verbal dispute over the fare.  The argument escalated causing the suspect to threaten the taxi driver with violence while gesturing that he had a firearm.  The taxi driver, fearing...

NRP Conduct R.I.D.E. Checks over the Christmas Week - December 23, 2020

Posted on Thursday, December 24, 2020 07:41 AM

On Wednesday, December 23rd, 2020, the Niagara Regional Police conducted R.I.D.E. checkpoints within the Town of Fort Erie and the city of St. Catharines between the hours of 2:00pm and 10:00pm.

During the checkpoint, police officers stopped approximately 800 vehicles and conducted 18 roadside tests.

As a result of the RIDE check one person was arrested and charged with driving while disqualified.  Another eleven Provincial Offence Notices were issued for offences including driving...

ADVISORY - Niagara Regional Police Service facility changes in response to COVID-19

Posted on Tuesday, December 22, 2020 03:54 PM

With the Niagara Region entering a province wide shutdown on December 26, 2020, please be advised of the changes to access to Niagara Regional Police Service facilities.

In the event of an emergency, call 911 immediately for assistance.

In recognition of efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19, effective 8pm on Tuesday December 22, 2020, 1 District (St. Catharines/Thorold), 2 District (Niagara Falls/Niagara on the Lake) and 3 District (Welland/Pelham) will be open for emergency access only.

5 District...