Home » Archives by category » Police (Page 93)

Off-duty police officer killed in crash

Comments Off on Off-duty police officer killed in crash
Off-duty police officer killed in crash

An off-duty Niagara Regional Police officer was killed early Friday after a crash on Hwy. 406 in Welland. Police Chief Jeff McGuire made the announcement of Const. Joe Mellen Jr.’s death and said the officer was a nine-year veteran, having worked out of Niagara Falls. Mellen Jr. was a Welland resident and is survived by […]

Continue reading …

Compliance checks leads to arrest

Comments Off on Compliance checks leads to arrest
Compliance checks leads to arrest

A 51-year-old Welland man was arrested Thursday for not complying with conditions of his release, said Niagara Regional Police. Members of the service’s Provincial Anti-Violence Intervention Strategy Unit and Welland street crime unit conducted a compliance check on Randy Weaver, recently released from custody. In a release, police allege Weaver was suspected of not complying […]

Continue reading …

Van flipped on its side

Comments Off on Van flipped on its side
Van flipped on its side

Port Colborne firefighters had to cut the roof off of a delivery van Saturday morning to free a male patient trapped inside after a three car crash at Clarence and Elm Sts. Firefighters, Niagara EMS paramedics and Niagara Regional Police were called to the intersection just before 8 a.m. for the crash. Once on scene […]

Continue reading …

Police officer assaulted

Comments Off on Police officer assaulted
Police officer assaulted

A Niagara Regional Police officer was assaulted after responding to a theft complaint in Welland Saturday evening. Police said the officer was in the area of Lincoln and Wellington Sts. to meet with complainant Shaun St. Denis about the theft. “During the course of this investigation, ST DENIS became aggressive with the officer and subsequently […]

Continue reading …

Five facing drug charges

Comments Off on Five facing drug charges
Five facing drug charges

Niagara Regional Police arrested four Port Colborne residents and a Thorold resident after executing search warrants on King St. Friday. In a release, police said members of the Welland Street Crime Unit began to investigate the sale of drugs from a King St. residence in May. “Police initiated a project which led to the eventual […]

Continue reading …

Inquest into teen’s death called

Comments Off on Inquest into teen’s death called
Inquest into teen’s death called

A coroner’s inquest has been called to look into the death of an 18 year old who fell to his death in the Niagara Gorge while being pursued by a Niagara Regional Police officer in July 2012. In a release, Dr. William J. Lucas, Ontario’s deputy chief coroner for inquests, said the inquest into the […]

Continue reading …