On June 29th, 2022, Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) detectives assigned to 2 District (Niagara Falls / Niagara-on-the-Lake) Criminal Investigative Branch (CIB) commenced an investigation into back-to-back armed robberies in the City of Niagara Falls.

On July 2nd, 2022, detectives identified the suspect as Jeffrey Christopher SWALM (45 years) who is currently wanted for the following Criminal Code offences:

     •  Robbery using firearm (2 counts)

     • Pointing a firearm (2 counts)

     • Disguised with intent (2 counts)

The last confirmed sighting of SWALM was in the Town of Fort Erie on June 29th, 2022.

SWALM is considered armed and dangerous.  Members of the public should not approach and are encouraged to contact 911 immediately.

Detectives have acquired additional photographs of SWALM and continue to appeal to members of the public for assistance in locating him.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact 2 District detectives by calling 905-688-4111, option #3, extension #1009494.

Members of the public who wish to provide information anonymously can contact Crime Stoppers of Niagara online or by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).  Crime Stoppers officers cash rewards to persons who contact the program with information that leads to an arrest.


Incidents #22-70599 and #22-70602


Original Media Release

Media Release - Update #1



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