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Niagara residents caught up in international drug trafficking

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Niagara residents caught up in international drug trafficking

Three men from Niagara were among 13 arrested from across southern Ontario after a yearlong investigation into international drug trafficking. Niagara Regional Police arrested and charged then men from Fort Erie, Pelham and Welland as part of Project Roadmaster. In a release, police said its Special Investigation Support Unit began an investigation into the activities […]

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Robbery suspects flee empty-handed

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Robbery suspects flee empty-handed

Niagara Regional Police are seeking two suspects after an attempted robbery at Qins Variety in Welland Saturday, Sept. 13 Police said two masked men entered the store, at 94 Empire St. at 9:14 p.m., and one of the two demanded money from the lone clerk while the second stood at the door.  “Despite the first […]

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Woman killed after car crash

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Woman killed after car crash

A 78 year old Welland woman died in a Hamilton hospital after a three-vehicle crash Friday, said Niagara Regional Police. Police, Welland Fire and Emergency Services, and Niagara EMS paramedics all responded to the crash at Thorold Rd. and Clare Ave. in Welland at 5:55 p.m. Police said a 2002 Hyundai, with two Welland residents, […]

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Welland resident arrested for child luring

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Welland resident arrested for child luring

Niagara Regional Police have arrested and charged a 37 year old Welland man after its Internet Child Explotation Unit launched an investigation into the luring of a teenage male, in the area of Lincoln Street and the Seaway Service Rd, for a sexual purpose recently. Police said Bradley Michael Taylor was charged with luring a child under the age […]

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Military maneuvers

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Military maneuvers

Canadian soldiers and equipment moved in and out of camps alongside the former Welland Canal, near South Niagara Rowing Club and Welland International Flatwater Centre, and throughout Welland and Dain City Sunday. Two thousand one hundred soldiers and reservists from units throughout southern Ontario are taking part in a military training exercise called Stalwart Guardian. […]

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Soldiers set to take back Welland Canal

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Soldiers set to take back Welland Canal

Canadian soldiers will look to rout an enemy force from the Welland Canal this week during a military training exercise called Stalwart Guardian. Major Paul Pickering, of 31 Canadian Brigade Group, London and lead planner of the exercise, told Wainfleet council that 2,100 soldiers and reservists from units throughout southern Ontario are expected to participate. […]

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