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TRAFFIC - Festive R.I.DE Niagara on the Lake and Grimsby

Posted on Saturday, December 28, 2019 07:58 AM

On Friday, December 27, 2019, the Niagara Regional Police continued their Festive R.I.D.E. Campaign by conducting sobriety check points at two locations within the Town of Niagara-On-The-Lake and the Town of Grimsby.

Both of the locations were very busy and in total approximately 750 vehicles were stopped.  Each driver was questioned if they had consumed any alcohol or cannabis prior to operating their vehicle.  Of the drivers spoken to, 14 were requested to provide a sample of their breath...

Detectives look to identify arson suspect in Thorold incident.

Posted on Tuesday, December 24, 2019 03:00 PM

On Monday December 23, 2019, uniformed members of the Niagara Regional Police Service responded to a car fire at Confederation Heights South Park parking lot located on Confederation Avenue in the City of Thorold.

Officers arrived on scene to fine a maroon Hyundai Santa Fe on fire. The suspect or suspects fled prior to Police arrival and no one was located during a subsequent search of the area.

The vehicle was believed to be involved in a fail to remain vehicle collision the previous evening (11:20PM)...

LOCATED - CRITICAL MISSING PERSON - Police search for missing St. Catharines female

Posted on Monday, December 23, 2019 12:39 PM

The missing 80-year-old female who was reported missing has been located safely.

The Niagara Regional Police Service would like to thank the public and the media for their assistance.

ORIGINAL RELEASE – Monday December 23, 2019

The Niagara Regional Police Service is currently searching for a missing 80-year-old female in the City of St. Catharines

Patty Orlita was last seen at approximately 9:00am in the area of Queenston St and Bunting Rd on December 23, 2019

Patty is described as a white female,...

Festive R.I.D.E. Welland and St. Catharines

Posted on Monday, December 23, 2019 08:34 AM

On Saturday, December 21, 2019, the Niagara Regional Police continued their Festive R.I.D.E. Campaign by conducting sobriety check points at two locations; one within the City of Welland and one within the City of St. Catharines.

Both of the locations had a regular flow of traffic and were busy.  Approximately 450 vehicles were stopped and the drivers were questioned regarding their consumption of alcohol and other intoxicating substances.

Of those spoken to, 21 drivers were requested to provide...

Man charged following Niagara Falls incident

Posted on Sunday, December 22, 2019 09:30 AM

At approximately 6:30pm on Saturday December 21, 2019 2 District (Niagara Falls) uniform officers were called to a gas station in the area of Drummond Rd and Morrison St in the City of Niagara Falls.

Investigation by officers with the 2 District Detective Office has found that two females were approached by a man who asked for a ride to another location.  When they refused, he got inside the car and started to drive with one of the females still inside. 

The male suspect then drove a short...