Detectives Appeal for Witnesses After Suspicious Fire in Niagara Falls
Posted on Saturday, February 25, 2023 09:28 PM
On February 24th, 2023, at 2:31am Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) officers assigned to 2 District (Niagara Falls / Niagara-on-the-Lake) responded alongside the Niagara Falls Fire Department (NFFD) for a residential structure fire located on Ailanthus Avenue south of Dunn Street, in the City of Niagara Falls.
The fire was extinguished by members of the Niagara Falls Fire Department. No physical injuries were sustained as the residence was unoccupied at the time. Damage caused by the fire...
REGIONAL COUNCIL APPOINTS NEW CITIZEN APPOINTEE TO POLICE SERVICES BOARD
Posted on Friday, February 24, 2023 09:28 AM
The Niagara Police Services Board is pleased to welcome Nyarayi Kapisavanhu to the Board as our newest Regional Council Citizen Appointee Board Member. Her appointment is effective immediately for the remainder of the term of Council (November 14, 2026). Jen Lawson, Chair of the Board, will officially introduce Nyarayi Kapisavanhu at the next Police Services Board meeting on March 23, 2023.
Ms. Kapisavanhu said “It is my honour and privilege to serve on the Niagara Police Services Board where I...
Bank Robbery Under Investigation by Niagara Falls Detectives
Posted on Friday, February 24, 2023 08:53 AM
On February 23rd, 2023, at 8:01pm Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) officers assigned to 2 District (Niagara Falls / Niagara-on-the-Lake) responded to the Meridian Credit Union, located at 4780 Portage Road, in the City of Niagara Falls regarding a robbery that just occurred.
Upon arrival, officers determined two male suspects entered the bank, brandished a handgun, and demanded cash from the employees. The suspects received an undisclosed amount of Canadian currency. No employees...
Animal Welfare Check Results in Criminal Investigation by Fort Erie Detectives
Posted on Thursday, February 23, 2023 05:06 PM
On February 19th, 2023, at 2:44pm the Communications Unit of the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) received a 9-1-1 emergency call from a witness who observed two canines being led into and locked inside a storage unit located within a commercial storage premise on Garrison Road near Kraft Road, in the Town of Fort Erie. The suspect reportedly left the area on foot, causing the witness concern for the welfare of the animals.
Officers assigned to 5 District (Fort Erie) uniform patrol...
Serious Collision in Fort Erie Under Investigation by Collision Reconstruction Detectives
Posted on Thursday, February 23, 2023 10:14 AM
On February 22nd, 2023, at 11:45am Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) officers assigned to 5 District (Fort Erie) responded alongside the Fort Erie Fire Department and Niagara Emergency Medical Service (NEMS) paramedics for a motor vehicle collision on Point Abino Road near Fox Road, in the Town of Fort Erie.
Upon arrival, officers determined an adult male was operating a black Ford Expedition north on Point Abino Road when a collision occurred with a Kubota Rugged Terrain Vehicle (RTV). ...