Niagara Regional Police briefs

Niagara Regional Police briefs

Suspicious males sought Niagara Regional Police are looking for two suspicious men after a 12 year old girl was approached in the area of Howard Ave. and Charlotte St. in St. Catharines Tuesday, June 3. Police said the girl, wearing black gym shorts and an orange hooded sweatshirt, was walking westbound on the northside of […]

Police offer tips to help get your property back

Niagara Regional Police investigated more than 11,000 reported incidents of property related crimes in the Niagara Region last year. Police, in a release, said often victims unfortunately choose not to report property crimes. With summer approaching, police want to to remind the public to secure their property by locking their doors, sheds, cars, and garages. […]

Crystal meth seized

Crystal meth seized

Niagara Regional Police arrested three people after witnessing a drug transaction in a high school parking lot in Welland shortly after school hours Wednesday, and later arrested an alleged crystal meth dealer. Police said in early spring, the Welland street crime unit began to receive information regarding a male selling crystal methamphetamine in Welland and […]

Police chief calls hoax a criminal act

Police chief calls hoax a criminal act

A threat made toward Seaway Mall Tuesday morning, that saw the building evacuated, turned out to be a hoax, said Niagara Regional Police. Police Chief Jeff McGuire called the hoax a criminal act. “This was not a prank or funny, it was a criminal act that put people in harm’s way.  Our officers will investigate […]

Good time at Safety Awareness Day

Good time at Safety Awareness Day

More than 100 children came out to learn about bike and skateboard safety, have their faces painted, and check out equipment used by Port Colborne firefighters and Niagara Regional Police at the 21st annual Safety Awareness Day and Bike Rodeo Saturday. The event was hosted by Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Services at its Killaly […]