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2 Males Arrested in Relation to Drug Investigation in Wainfleet

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

Since November of 2020, detectives with the 3 District (Welland) Street Crime Unit, with the Niagara Regional Police Service, have been investigating the illegal sales of fentanyl and crystal methamphetamine from a residence in the area of Highway 3 and Forks Road East, in Wainfleet.

As a result of the investigation, detectives were able to identify a male suspect.

On Monday, December 21, 2020, the suspect was arrested with the assistance of the Emergency Task Unit and 1 District (St. Catharines)...

NRPS COVID-19 Planning For New Year's Eve 2020

Posted on Tuesday, December 22, 2020 01:42 PM

With the current increase of cases of COVID-19 within the Niagara Region and across Ontario, numerous restrictions are in place to ensure the spread of the virus is limited where possible.

A province wide shutdown is in effect as of Saturday, December 26, 2020, at 12:01 a.m. for all of Niagara and the rest of Ontario.

Traditionally New Year's celebrations are embraced in Niagara particularly the City of Niagara Falls. Historically, locals and visitors from across the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), Ontario...

Man Arrested in Niagara Falls for Robbery and Mischief

Posted on Tuesday, December 22, 2020 08:24 AM

On December 21, 2020, at approximately 1130 AM our 2 District uniform officers responded to a report of an assault at a store in the area of Victoria Ave and McRae Street in Niagara Falls.

2 District officers arrived on scene and their investigation determined a male had entered the store and tried to leave without paying for merchandise.  A store employee was assaulted by the male when he tried to leaving with the merchandise.  The male left the area on foot prior to the officer's arrival.

The...

Detectives Looking to Identify Suspects in Relation to a Break and Enter in Niagara Falls - Update 2

Posted on Tuesday, December 22, 2020 07:57 AM

Update 2 – December 22, 2020

The investigation in this incident has been ongoing by detectives from the 2 District Niagara Falls office of the Niagara Regional Police Service. As a result of the investigation detectives were able to identify a suspect.

On Saturday December 19, 2020, detectives arrested and charged a 16 year old in relation to the December 14, 2020 incident on St. Clair Avenue in Niagara Falls.

The male teenager from St. Catharines has been charged with the criminal offences of:

  • Break,...

Public Release – Criminal Impaired Driving Offences December 14 to December 20, 2020

Posted on Monday, December 21, 2020 03:46 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 contact...