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Report of Suspicious Activity Leads to Arrest in Port Colborne

Posted on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 02:19 PM

On March 9, 2020, uniform patrol officers from the 6 District – Port Colborne office of the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) responded to a property damage in-progress at a residential apartment building on Victoria Street in the City of Port Colborne.

Witnesses reported a laundry room door had been wedged closed and they overheard noises coming from inside. Upon arrival officers determined a break and enter had occurred within the laundry room area of the building.

Further investigations lead...

Detectives investigate rental home scam in Welland

Posted on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 01:47 PM

The Niagara Regional Police Service Central Fraud Unit is investigating a rental scam that has victimized several people looking to rent a home in the City of Welland.

At this time, detectives have received four reports of people losing money in a rental scam involving a home that is under construction and fraudulently rented out to multiple potential renters.

Detectives have determined that through a Kijiji ad, people are alerted to the potential rental home and tour the home with persons hired...

St. Catharines Bank Robbery Results in 3 Arrests - Update

Posted on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 01:16 PM

Update 1 – March 10, 2020

The investigation into this matter has remained ongoing by 1 District detectives.

The investigation revealed that on January 30, 2020, three armed masked males attended a Scotia Bank in the area of Geneva Street and the North Service Road in St. Catharines.   The males attempted to gain entry to the open bank but were unable to do so and left the area in a car.

As a result of that investigation on February 2, 2020, at a court appearance the accused 15 year old,...

UPDATE 1 - Major drug trafficking investigation ends with several arrests

Posted on Monday, March 09, 2020 05:11 PM

Additional charges have been laid against three individuals involved in this investigation.

 

28 year old Derek Horth of the City of Niagara Falls is facing the following alleged charges:

-   Unauthorized Possession of a Restricted Firearm CC Sec. 91(1)

-   Possession Restricted Firearm Knowingly Not Holding a Licence CC Sec. 92(1)

-   Careless Storage of Firearm CC Sec. 86(1)

-   Possession of a Restricted Firearm with Ammunition CC Sec. 95(1)

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Major drug trafficking investigation ends with several arrests

Posted on Monday, March 09, 2020 04:19 PM

Since the Fall of 2019, members of the Niagara Regional Police Services, Morality Unit and Guns, Gangs and Grow Unit have been conducting a drug trafficking investigation in the City of Niagara Falls. Throughout the Investigation Police identified several individuals as being part of this organization.

As a result of the investigation, detectives executed 10 search warrants on March 4th 2020 throughout the City of Niagara Falls with the assistance of the Emergency Task Unit (ETU) as well as...