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Driver charged after fleeing accident

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Driver charged after fleeing accident

A 41 year old Pelham man was arrested after fleeing the scene of accident where he struck two teens Friday morning in Pelham, said Niagara Regional Police. Police, Pelham Fire and Emergency Services and Niagara EMS paramedics all responded to Canboro Rd. west of Church Hill at 2:20 a.m. for the report of a fail […]

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Cocaine seized in Welland drug bust

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Cocaine seized in Welland drug bust

  Niagara Regional Police seized more than $33,900 worth of suspected cocaine, $1,700 in prescription pills, and $1,790 in cash after executing a search warrant in Welland. Police said members of the Welland Street Crime Unit began an investigation into a male selling drugs from a Niagara St. apartment complex in March. Rocco Vincent Munno, 53, […]

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Man taken into custody after threat

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Man taken into custody after threat

Niagara Regional Police took an elderly man into custody following a reported bomb threat at St. Catharines Hospital Wednesday afternoon. Police were called at 2:11 p.m. and an investigation revealed that an elderly male had made an utterance to staff at the Niagara Health System that was perceived as a threat. Hospital staff worked with […]

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Port man charged with historic sexual assault

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Port man charged with historic sexual assault

A 65 year old Port Colborne man has been charged following an investigation into an alleged historical sexual assault. Niagara Regional Police said its sexual assault unit began an investigation in March, and Wednesday arrested Reginald William Shepherd. Shepherd, held for a bail hearing Thursday in St. Catharines, was charged with one count each of sexual assault, sexual […]

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Threat made against hospital

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Threat made against hospital

Niagara Regional Police gave the all-clear just over an hour after a threat was made against St. Catharines Hospital Wednesday afternoon. A call was made sometime after 2 p.m. and visitors were asked to leave the building during the investigation, said the Niagara Health System in a release. “Normal hospital operations continued while a search […]

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Missing man sought by police

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Missing man sought by police

Niagara Regional Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating Robert McDonald. McDonald was last seen at about 11 a.m. on March 27, in the area id Ridge Rd. and Rusholme Rd. in Welland. McDonald is described as a white male approximately 5’7″, weighing 170 lbs. He has a medium build with short blonde/grey hair […]

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