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NRPS warning of online computer tech support scam

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NRPS warning of online computer tech support scam

Recently, the Niagara Regional Police have received several similar complaints regarding online scams that involve computer tech support. To initiate the scam, victims are contacted by phone, email, or “pop up” screens and are told that their computer has a virus or other issues. On some occasions, victims seeking technical support on their own, unknowingly […]

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NRPS officers recognized for bravery

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NRPS officers recognized for bravery

Four officers of the Niagara Regional Police Service were honoured for bravery Thursday Nov. 23/2017 by the Governor General of Canada. The Right Honourable Julie Payette presented Contables Daniel Bassi, Jake Braun, Neal Ridely and Allan Rivet with Decorations for Bravery. The officers were decorated for their actions taken October 10/2015 in Pelham when a […]

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Replica firearm leads to police investigation

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Replica firearm leads to police investigation

On Nov. 23/2017 at approximately 1:00 PM the Niagara Regional Police Service received a call from a concerned citizen regarding a male possibly in the possession of a firearm in the area of Glendale Avenue and Highway 406 in St. Catharines. Niagara Regional Police attended the area and commenced an investigation which led to the […]

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Three males Arrested in Welland disturbance

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Three males Arrested in Welland disturbance

On Tuesday, Nov. 21/2017, at approximately 5 a.m., the 36-year-old male victim was approached by three males in his driveway on Division St. Welland. A disturbance ensued, with the victim being struck by a golf club to his head by one of the assailants and a pipe by another male suspect. The males fled southbound […]

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Male arrested for thefts from vehicles in Fort Erie

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Male arrested for thefts from vehicles in Fort Erie

In late October 2017 the Fort Erie Criminal Investigation Branch investigated several thefts from vehicles in the east end of Fort Erie. As a result of the investigation, 19-year-old Brandon Harper was arrested and charged with two counts of Theft Under $5000 and two counts of Unauthorized Use of a Credit Card. Harper was held […]

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NRPS seeking witnesses from Sneakers Bar disturbance

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NRPS seeking witnesses from Sneakers Bar disturbance

On Nov. 4/2017 at approximately 1:50 am, a physical altercation occurred inside Sneakers Bar, located at 4020 Erie Road, Crystal Beach. The altercation involved four to five males. Police are attempting to identify the males involved in the altercation. Anyone with information are asked to contact the Niagara Regional Police Service, Fort Erie Detective office […]

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