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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...

wanted photo Ajay AERY

GTA Police Seeking Wanted Fraud Suspect

Posted on Wednesday, August 26, 2020 09:25 AM

In December of 2019 the Niagara Regional Police Service Central Fraud Unit commenced an investigation regarding an allegation of fraud.

The investigation determined that between August and September of 2019 a local business was defrauded in excess of $100, 000 by a male suspect.  Detectives have determined the identity of the suspect.

Ajay AERY (27 years old) of no fixed address is wanted for the alleged criminal offence of:

  • Fraud Over $5000

AERY is aware that he is wanted.

He has ties to...

Public Release – Criminal Impaired Driving Offences August 10 to August 23, 2020

Posted on Tuesday, August 25, 2020 11:32 AM

In an effort to bring further attention and deterrence to driving while impaired by alcohol or drugs, the Niagara Regional Police Service will be reporting the names of those people who are charged with an alleged criminal impaired driving offence in the Region.                         

In addition to being charged, these individuals are also bound by a Ministry of Transportation 90-day Administrative Driver's Licence Suspension and...

Welland Man Arrested Following Break and Enter Investigation

Posted on Sunday, August 23, 2020 12:43 PM

Between August 19, 2020 and August 21, 2020 the Niagara Regional Police Service received reports of nighttime break and enters to occupied residences. 

As a result of the joint efforts of #1 District (St. Catharines) Uniform Patrol Officers, #3 District (Welland) Patrol Officers and the #3 District Detective Office a suspect was identified as being Jacob O'Neal, aged 32 years, of the City of Welland.

In the early morning hours of August 21, 2020, Mr. O'Neal was arrested without incident.

Mr....

Detectives Seeking Witnesses to Niagara Falls Robbery

Posted on Friday, August 21, 2020 09:43 AM

On Thursday August 20, 2020, at approximately 5:00 p.m., the Niagara Regional Police were called to the area of Dixon Street and Locus Avenue in the City of Niagara Falls for a report of a robbery. 

Police located a male victim who had been robbed by 2 males who had fled the area prior to police arrival.  The victim was transported to a local hospital where he was treated for minor injuries and later released.  The victim and suspects were known to one another.

At the time of this...