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Bulletproof vest recovered by police

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Bulletproof vest recovered by police

Port man arrested A Port Colborne man was found with a bulletproof vest following a traffic stop in Welland Tuesday, said Niagara Regional Police. Police said officers from the Welland street crime unit were conducting an investigation when they made the traffic stop. The bulletproof vest belonged to an unnamed law enforcement agency, said police. […]

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Ice caves closed off

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Ice caves closed off

Emergency officials cut off access to some ice caves in Crystal Beach Monday over concern about cracks that appeared. “We noticed cracking … on the cave structures,” said Fort Erie fire Chief Larry Coplen, adding the actual lake ice surface was still solid. The ice caves — technically ice shoves — appeared in early January […]

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Camper fire under investigation

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Camper fire under investigation

An RV camper fire Friday night in Port Colborne is under investigation by the city’s fire prevention officer. The fire was reported by a passerby just after 10 p.m. and Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Services were quickly on scene. When firefighters arrived at the corner of Elm St. and Rosedale Ave. they found an […]

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Police seize drugs and money in raid

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Police seize drugs and money in raid

Niagara Regional Police seized more than $15,000 worth of drugs and money and arrested and charged two people after a raid on a Pelham apartment Wednesday. In early January police started to receive information about a man selling controlled substances throughout Niagara. On Wednesday, a controlled drug and substances act search warrant was executed on […]

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Police seeking to ID suspects

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Police seeking to ID suspects

Niagara Regional Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying two males involved in a suspected theft from the Welland WalMart Wednesday, January 8. Police said two male suspects entered the electronics department, selected items and left the store without paying for the merchandise. The incident took place at 4:47 p.m. and police are […]

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Niagara Regional Police make arrests at checkpoints

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Niagara Regional Police make arrests at checkpoints

Niagara Regional Police made one arrest for drug possession and another for alcohol impairment at RIDE checkpoints in Niagara Falls Saturday, Feb. 8. Police had checkpoints set up in the city and Chippawa, and stopped about 450 vehicles. Of those, 14 drivers were required to provide breath samples. Twelve Provincial Offence Notices were issued by […]

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