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Suspect in Custody After Overnight Assault on City of St. Catharines Transit Bus

Posted on Thursday, November 10, 2022 09:28 AM

On November 9th, 2022, at 10:47pm Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) officers assigned to 1 District (St. Catharines / Thorold) responded to the downtown terminal of the St. Catharines Transit Commission, located at 70 Carlisle Street, in the City of St. Catharines regarding an assault that just occurred.

Upon arrival, officers were directed to a 16-year-old victim suffering from a stab wound. Niagara Emergency Medical Service (NEMS) paramedics responded and assessed the victim with assistance...

NRPS Attempting to Identify St. Catharines Indecent Act Suspect - UPDATE #1 – ARRESTED

Posted on Wednesday, November 09, 2022 03:17 PM

On November 8th, 2022, the Niagara Regional Police Service received information that assisted the investigating officer in identifying the suspect wanted in an indecent act investigation that occurred at the Pen Centre shopping mall, located at 221 Glendale Avenue, in the City of St. Catharines on November 3rd, 2022.

Jonathan SHRED (32 years) of St. Catharines was arrested on November 9th, 2022, and has been charged with the following Criminal Code offences:

• Indecent act

• Fail to comply with probation...

Downtown Bank Robbery Under Investigation – St. Catharines

Posted on Wednesday, November 09, 2022 03:00 PM

On November 8th, 2022, at 11:16am Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) officers assigned to 1 District (St. Catharines / Thorold) responded to the Bank of Montreal, located at 31 King Street in the City of St. Catharines regarding a robbery that just occurred.

Upon arrival, officers determined a male suspect entered the bank and demanded cash from the teller.  The suspect received an undisclosed amount of Canadian currency and fled the bank on foot.  No employees or customers inside the...

Search Warrant in Thorold Results in Three Arrests and Seizure of Fentanyl and Opioids

Posted on Wednesday, November 09, 2022 02:01 PM

In October 2022, Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) detectives assigned to the Major Drugs and Gang’s division of the Special Investigative Services commenced an investigation into the distribution of illegal drugs throughout the City of Thorold.

On November 7th, 2022, detectives received judicial authorization to execute a search warrant at a residential address near the intersection or Ormond Street and Townline Road East, in the City of Thorold.  As a result of the investigation three...

West Niagara Vulnerable Seniors Being Targeted by Scammers

Posted on Wednesday, November 09, 2022 12:28 PM

8 District Grimsby uniform officers from the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) and detectives from the NRPS Central Fraud Unit are investigating a rash of Grandparent Scam incidents over the last 48-72hrs.

Investigators have reason to believe a criminal team is active in the area targeting west Niagara vulnerable seniors. There have been eight known victims with financial losses of over $63000. 

The victims are being contacted by telephone and being convinced that a loved one (grandchild)...