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UPDATE 1 - Detectives investigate Niagara Falls fatality

Posted on Sunday, June 21, 2020 07:24 AM

On Sunday June 21, 2020, 2 District (Niagara Falls) uniform officers arrested and charged a 23-year-old male in connection with the fatal collision on Saturday June 20, 2020.

John Alexander Gawronski of the City of Niagara Falls is facing the following charges:

-        Dangerous Operation / Causing Death, contrary to section 320.13(3) of the Criminal Code of Canada

-        Fail to stop at the scene of accident / fatality, contrary...

Detectives investigate Niagara Falls fatality

Posted on Sunday, June 21, 2020 01:12 AM

At  approximately 8:40pm on Saturday June 20, 2020, 2 District (Niagara Falls) uniform officers were called to the area of Lundy’s Lane and Beaverdams Road in the City of Niagara Falls following the report of a collision.

When officers arrived, an adult female was transported to an out of town hospital where she was pronounced deceased.

Investigation has revealed that the female was stuck by a vehicle which then fled the scene prior to officer’s arrival.

The vehicle, a 2013 black Mercedes, has...

Two Males Arrested in Relation to Commercial Break and Enters in Niagara Falls

Posted on Friday, June 19, 2020 03:37 PM

Since May of 2020, The Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) have been investigating a series of commercial break and enters that occurred in the City of Niagara Falls, involving two male suspects.

The investigation led by detectives from the 2 District – Niagara Falls Street Crime Unit, revealed that the break and enters took place at three separate commercial units, in the area of Oakwood Drive and Mcleod Road.

On June 18th, 2020, the detectives were notified that one of the suspects was...

NRPS Investigating St. Catharines Sexual Assault in the Hydro Hill Area - Update 2

Posted on Friday, June 19, 2020 02:38 PM

Update 2 – June 19, 2020

Detectives from the Niagara Regional Police Service are continuing to investigate a sexual assault that occurred on June 18, 2020 in the Hydro Hill area of St. Catharines.

Detectives have now determined that the victim was first attacked as she walked eastbound, along the edge of the roadway on Lockhart Drive, she was then forced into the nearby woods.  This area has been determined to be an industrial / commercial area at the western end of Lockhart Drive.

The victim...

NRPS Investigating St. Catharines Sexual Assault in the Hydro Hill Area - Update 1

Posted on Thursday, June 18, 2020 06:52 PM

Update 1- June 18th, 2020, 7:00pm

On Thursday, June 18, 2020, at approximately 12:15pm, 1 District (St. Catharines) uniform officers responded to the area of Lockhart Drive and Headworks Road, in the City of St. Catharines in regards to a sexual assault that had just occurred.

Detectives have been able to update the suspect's description.

The suspect is described as:

  • Tan Skin
  • 25-35 years old
  • 5’7-5’10
  • 140-145lbs
  • Dark eyes
  • Scruffy facial hair
  • Dark short, wavy hair
  • Skinny athletic "strong" build

Clothing...