Niagara Regional Police briefs

Niagara Regional Police briefs

Drug bust Members of the Niagara Regional Police Provincial Anti-Violence Intervention Strategy unit seized prepackaged crack cocaine, digital scales, cell phones, and $1,4078 from a St. Catharines residence. Police said an investigation into an alleged mobile drug dealer was carried out in May, and a search warrant was executed Monday. Arrested and charged with possession […]

Safety initiative sees offence notices issued

Safety initiative sees offence notices issued

Twelve provincial offence notices were issued by Niagara Regional Police over a two-day period as part of a summer ATV and off-road vehicle safety initiative in the Welland and Pelham areas. Police said they conducted targeted enforcement in numerous areas along the Welland Canal and Hunter’s Pointe subdivision, in Welland, between May 16 and 18.  […]

Safety Day in Port Colborne Saturday

Safety Day in Port Colborne Saturday

A bike rodeo and interactive fire display will be part of the 21st annual Safety Awareness Day and Bike Rodeo Saturday, May 23 at Port Colborne fire hall. The event is being put on by the Community Safety Committee and Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Services, said safety committee member, and Ward 2 Coun., Angie […]

One nabbed by RIDE

One nabbed by RIDE

Niagara Regional Police checked nearly 200 vehicles in three different locations Saturday during RIDE checkpoints. Police had checkpoints set up in Sherkston and Welland and said 16 of the drivers checked were required to provide breath samples into roadside screening device. Fifteen were under the legal limit. One driver was issued a suspension for being […]

Police briefs

Police briefs

Robbery suspect sought Niagara Regional Police are looking for a suspect who broke into a Thorold residence Saturday night. Police were called to a home on Deerfield Parkway after residents returned home at 11:30 p.m. and found a man who entered their home. The man was armed with a stun gun style Taser, and demanded […]