Babysitter charged with assault on a three year old

Babysitter charged with assault on a three year old

Child assaulted A St. Catharines babysitter has been charged with assault on a three year old, Niagara Regional Police said Wednesday. Police said officers from the child abuse unit and personnel from Family and Children’s Services entered into a joint investigation regarding the physical abuse of the child on January 28. “It was discovered that […]

Welland man arrested for Niagara Falls robbery

Welland man arrested for Niagara Falls robbery

Robbery took place Sunday Niagara Regional Police arrested a Welland man after a Niagara Falls woman was allegedly robbed Sunday afternoon. Police said the 55-year-old woman reported that when she was leaving a bank, in the area of Lundy’s Lane and Dorchester Rd., a male entered her car through the passenger side door. “He pointed a knife at the victim […]

Drugs seized from Welland residence

Drugs seized from Welland residence

Niagara Regional Police seized $1,100 in prepackaged cocaine, $100 in prescription pills, $95 in cannabis resin, and more $3,250 in both Canadian and American currency from a Welland residence Thursday. Police said members of the Welland street crime unit began and the service’s Provincial Anti Violence Intervention Strategy unit began an investigation into the sale of cocaine […]

Bulletproof vest recovered by police

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. […]

Ice caves closed off

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 […]

Camper fire under investigation

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 […]