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Two charged after drug investigation

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Two charged after drug investigation

Two Welland men were arrested by Niagara Regional Police following a drug investigation in the city’s west end. Police said the investigation into a drug trafficking network that was “causing havoc on innocent citizens at a west end housing complex” began in January of this year. Thursday, a search was executed on the residence, where […]

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Man charged with possession of child porn

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A 39 year old Pelham man was charged with possession of child porn after an investigation by Niagara Regional Police and Barrie Police Internet Child Exploitation Units. The two units began a joint investigation into crimes involving the handling of child pornography material in October 2014. Thursday, members of the two units, along with uniform […]

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Welland man charged with sex offences

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Niagara Regional Police have charged a Welland man with a number of historical sex offences. Police said its sexual assault unit started an investigation into the alleged offences November 2014 and made an arrest on Wednesday. In a release, police said during the investigation a number of victims disclosed the sexual abuse they suffered during […]

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Toronto area drug dealers busted

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Toronto area drug dealers busted

Niagara Regional Police arrested five people Wednesday after an investigation into alleged Toronto area drug dealers operating in Niagara Falls. Police said the individuals were selling heroin and cocaine from various hotel rooms, and that a search warrant was authorized for a Niagara Falls hotel room. The search warrant was executed with the assistance of […]

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Three charged in bomb threat

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Three charged in bomb threat

Three St. Catharines youths were arrested by Niagara Regional Police after a bomb threat was made against Sir Winston Secondary School. Police said staff at Sir Winston received a call at 1:30 p.m. indicating that a bomb was inside the school. “The school was immediately placed into a lockdown while emergency services responded. A search […]

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Gun amnesty a success

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Gun amnesty a success

One hundred sixty-nine firearms, one crossbow and 9,041 rounds of ammunition were collected by the Niagara Regional Police P.A.V.I.S. (Provincial Anti-Violence Intervention Strategy) unit during a four-day gun amnesty in the last week of November. Police said the goal of the event was to gather all unwanted ammunition, handguns, rifles, air guns or replicas from […]

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