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Body identified by police

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Body identified by police

Niagara Regional Police have identified the body of man found in a ditch in St. Catharines on Thursday as that of 50-year-old Vlado Rukavina. Rukavina, of St. Catharines, was found when police and Niagara EMS responded to the call on Lakeshore Rd., west of Read Rd., just after noon. The road was temporarily blocked off […]

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High speed drivers nabbed by police

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High speed drivers nabbed by police

The Niagara Regional Police Special Enforcement Unit issued 10 traffic court summons, two provincial offences notices and a three day suspension, during a seven hour period this past week. Police said during the time frame, December 23 to 24, two separate incidents had drivers observed traveling at speeds of more than 50km/hr over the speed […]

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Police seize drugs in raid

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Police seize drugs in raid

A suspected St. Catharines drug dealer was arrested for the third time by Niagara Regional Police Monday. Police said since November of this year members of the St. Catharines street crime unit have been investigating occupants of a Lowell Ave. residence for selling drugs from the residence. “As a result of the investigation … police obtained […]

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Port men arrested after home invasion

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Port men arrested after home invasion

Two Port Colborne men have been charged with break and enter and aggravated assault after a home invasion Monday morning, said Niagara Regional Police. Police said the suspects, Jeff Ward and Ronald Tanguay, forcibly entered a residence on Killaly St. and assaulted the home owner and his son. The incident took place at approximately 5:00 […]

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Man assaulted in parking garage

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Niagara Regional Police are investigating an assault that took place Sunday morning in a St. Catharines parking garage. Police said a lone male — described as black, braided/rolled hair with beads, red flat brimmed baseball hat, wearing glasses with no lenses — confronted a male victim at 3 a.m., while brandishing a weapon. The victim […]

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Arrests made at RIDE checkpoints

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Arrests made at RIDE checkpoints

Seven people were arrested for impaired driving and six had their licences suspended Saturday night by Niagara Regional Police during the kick off of its annual Festive RIDE campaign Saturday. Twelve officers ran RIDE checkpoints in Niagara Falls and St. Catharines, with media relations officer Cst. Derek Watson providing live tweets throughout the evening from […]

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