NRPS K9 Track Results in Impaired Driving Arrest

Posted on Friday, August 28, 2020 09:58 AM

On August 28, 2020, at approximately 1:39AM 1 District St. Catharines uniform officers from the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) responded to a report of a single vehicle rollover in the area of Louth Street and Crestcombe Road in St. Catharines.

Callers to 911 reported the car, a grey 2009 Buick was on fire and that the driver had ran from the scene.

The St. Catharines Fire Service attended the scene and extinguished the fire.

A NRPS K9 team was called in to assist.   Police Service...

NRPS Investigating Collision Involving Cyclist in St. Catharines

Posted on Friday, August 28, 2020 09:54 AM

On August 27, 2020, at approximately 11:05pm Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) 1 District – St. Catharines officers responded to a report of a collision involving a minivan and man on a bike in St. Catharines.

Officers arrived on scene in the area of Westchester Crescent and Glenridge Avenue.  The initial investigation determined that a west bound white Dodge Caravan had been collided with a cyclist at the intersection.

The 40 year old man from St. Catharines who was riding the bike was...

Search Warrants Lead to Drug Arrests in Thorold

Posted on Friday, August 28, 2020 09:46 AM

During the month of August 2020, the Niagara Regional Police Service St.Catharines Street Crime Unit began investigating the sale of illicit drugs by multiple individuals from two residences in the city of Thorold. The addresses being in the area of Clairmont Street near Chapel Street South and Chapel Street South near Portland Street.

On August 28, 2020, warrants to search these residences were issued under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act. The St.Catharines Street Crime Unit as well as members...

Missing Swimmer Search in Lake Erie off Port Colborne Beach

Posted on Friday, August 28, 2020 09:29 AM

On August 27, 2020, at approximately 1:30pm emergency service personnel responded the area of Sherkston Beach on Lake Erie in the City of Port Colborne for a report of a possible drowning.

The initial investigation by 6 District – Port Colborne uniform officers arriving on scene determined that  6 persons (two adult males and four children under 13 years old) had been in the water when they became distressed in the 5-6 foot waves.

Three members of the public entered the water to rescue the struggling...

NRPS Investigating Weapon Incident in Welland

Posted on Thursday, August 27, 2020 03:16 PM

On August 25, 2020, at approximately 7:05pm, 3 District – Welland uniform officers from the Niagara Regional Police Service responded to a weapons call in the area of Colbeck Drive and Stormm Court in Welland.

The initial investigation by officers determined that at approximately 6:55pm a group of five youths (ages 14-15 years old) were walking northbound on Colbeck Drive. A northbound minivan drove past the group.  As the van drove by one of the three people in the van opened fire on the group...