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Police Investigating Homicide in St. Catharines

Posted on Sunday, June 12, 2022 09:03 AM

On Sunday, June 12, 2022, at approximately 3:40 am, 1 District (St. Catharines) uniform officers responded to the area of Pleasant Avenue and Lake Street in the City of St. Catharines for reports of a shooting.

Upon arrival, officers discovered three victims as a result of this incident. One victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. Two other victims were transported to hospital. The second victim suffered serious injuries and was transported to an out-of-town hospital for treatment. The third...

Suspicious Circumstances Related to Overnight Fire – Welland

Posted on Friday, June 10, 2022 03:13 PM

On June 9th, 2022, at approximately 7:30pm Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) officers assigned to 3 District (Welland / Pelham) responded alongside the Welland Fire and Emergency Services for a reported structure fire at 358 Thorold Road, in the City of Welland.

Upon arrival, the unoccupied, single-family dwelling was determined by Welland Firefighters as they entered the building to have an insecure door.  After the fire was extinguished, an investigation was commenced by 3 District NRPS...

Charges Laid in Connection to Opioid Overdose Death – St. Catharines

Posted on Friday, June 10, 2022 01:31 PM

On March 29th, 2022, Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) detectives assigned to 1 District (St. Catharines / Thorold) commenced an investigation into the death of a 32-year-old man who was found deceased in his apartment, located in the Roehampton Avenue area of the City of St. Catharines.

In partnership with NRPS detectives assigned to the Opioid Enforcement and Education Unit (OEEU), investigators identified criminality, resulting in the arrest of two adult individuals from the City of Hamilton.

A...

Police Services Act Disciplinary Tribunal - June 14, 2022

Posted on Thursday, June 09, 2022 02:17 PM

Please be advised that the next adjournment hearing date for the Niagara Regional Police Service Disciplinary Tribunal will take place on Tuesday, June 14, 2022 at 9:30 A.M. at Niagara Regional Police Service Headquarters, 5700 Valley Way, Niagara Falls, Ontario.

**This hearing is being held via teleconference**

This notice is distributed in compliance with the Rules Governing the Practice of Disciplinary Tribunals.  Any inquiries may be directed to the Professional Standards Unit at (905) 688-4111...

Two Arrested After Niagara Falls Gas Station Robbery

Posted on Thursday, June 09, 2022 10:05 AM

On June 7th, 2022, at approximately 7:00pm Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) officers assigned to 2 District (Niagara Falls / Niagara-On-The-Lake) responded to a gas station in the area of Lundy’s Lane and Carlton Avenue, in the City of Niagara Falls regarding a robbery that just occurred.

Investigation revealed that two male suspects had arrived at the location in a vehicle.  One suspect exited the vehicle, entered the premise, and allegedly proceeded to physically assault the store clerk.  ...