Posted on Friday, April 16, 2021 08:37 AM
In March of 2021, detectives with the Sexual Assault Unit, of the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS), began an investigation into a sexual assault that occurred in the Town of Lincoln.
Investigation revealed that a female in her 80’s had an interaction with a male online through the dating app ‘Zoosk’. The unknown male identified himself as a 77 year old male named ‘Hag’. After gaining the females trust, the male requested to meet in person. As a result, the female was sexually assaulted...
Posted on Thursday, April 15, 2021 04:52 PM
The Niagara Regional Police Service continues to provide public safety services to the communities that we serve and supports the efforts of federal, provincial and local health authorities during the current situation involving COVID-19. We appreciate the public’s support of these measures.
The NRPS recognizes the Charter protected right of any group to assemble peacefully in order to draw public attention to a specific cause or shared point of view so long as such a gathering does not breach...
Posted on Thursday, April 15, 2021 12:29 PM
On April 14 2021 at approximately 6:20pm 3 District (Welland) uniform officers were called to a residence in the City of Welland regarding an armed person.
Officer attend the area of Wellington Street and Tanguay Ave and met with an adult female victim. The initial investigation by officers commenced a domestic violence threats investigation involving a handgun.
The female was not physically harmed.
Two male suspects had fled the scene prior to police arriving. At approximately 8pm,...
Posted on Thursday, April 15, 2021 09:42 AM
The next Regional Municipality of Niagara Police Services Board Meeting is scheduled for Thursday, April 22, 2021, at 9:00 am. The agenda can be accessed on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 on the Niagara Regional Police Service website at PSB Meetings
Given the current COVID-19 pandemic, and to protect the health and wellbeing of all involved, this Board Meeting will proceed as a videoconference with Board Members and Niagara Regional Police staff joining by Zoom. As with all of our meetings, this meeting...
Posted on Thursday, April 15, 2021 07:54 AM
On April 14, 2021 at approximately 11:45pm, 5 District (Fort Erie) uniform officers from the Niagara Regional Police Service responded to a report of a shooting.
Officers responded to the area of Ridge Rd N and Hibbard St where they located the victim. The victim, a 23 year old male, was found to be suffering from a serious gunshot wound.
He was treated by Niagara Emergency Medical Services and transported to an out of region hospital. He remains in critical condition.