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Niagara Regional Police to conduct RIDE checkpoints

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Niagara Regional Police to conduct RIDE checkpoints

Niagara Regional Police will be out in full force with R.I.D.E. checkpoints throughout the region on Super Bowl Sunday. In a release, police said impaired driving is still the leading cause of criminal death in Canada. “Impaired motorists place everyone’s safety at risk by drinking and driving on Ontario roads and highways with thousands of […]

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Port Colborne grow-op busted

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Port Colborne grow-op busted

  Niagara Regional Police seized more than $150,000 worth of marijuana plants and dried marijuana from a rural residence in Port Colborne Wednesday and charged two residents. In a release, police said detectives assigned to the Guns, Gangs and Grows Unit began investigating a suspected marijuana grow-op this month. As a result of the investigation, […]

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Stolen property and weapons recovered by police

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Stolen property and weapons recovered by police

Weapons and property recovered Two males were arrested when Niagara Regional Police found alleged stolen property inside a Denistoun St. residence after conducting a welfare check Saturday in Welland. In a release, police said detectives were granted a search warrant which lead to more stolen property being recovered, along with a .38 caliber handgun and […]

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Drivers faced whiteout conditions in south Niagara

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Drivers faced whiteout conditions in south Niagara

Drivers faced whiteout conditions on area roads as lake-effect snow hammered south Niagara from Wainfleet to Fort Erie Tuesday. Environment Canada had warned of squalls off of Lake Erie creating low to nil visibility in heavy snow bands, and of rapidly accumulating snow. Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Services firefighters faced those whiteout conditions when […]

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Wainfleet man arrested after foot pursuit

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Wainfleet man arrested after foot pursuit

K9 unit tracks man for 2.5 kilometres A 45 year old Wainfleet man was arrested Friday morning after a Niagara Regional Police K9 unit tracked him for 2.5 kilometres through farmers’ fields and into a wooded area in rural Port Colborne, Ont. Police spokesman Const. Derek Watson said an officer on patrol at 3:19 a.m. […]

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Police in foot pursuit in Port Colborne

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Police in foot pursuit in Port Colborne

Niagara Regional Police were involved in a foot pursuit in a wooded area off of Hwy. 140 and Ramey Rd. in Port Colborne sometime near 3:30 a.m. Friday. Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Services were called to the area for the report of a possible structure fire. Once on scene, the fire service found a […]

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