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Fire contained, firefighters dealing with hotspots

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Fire contained, firefighters dealing with hotspots

St. Catharines firefighters are still on scene at the fire at Pioneer Flower Farms Limited on Seventh St. An update to the City of St. Catharines Twitter account posted around 6 p.m. said:  “Fire Update: firefighters are still on scene of the fire on Seventh Street. While the fire is contained they continue to battle […]

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Firefighters battling major blaze in St. Catharines

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Firefighters battling major blaze in St. Catharines

Firefighters in St. Catharines are currently involved in battling a major fire at Pioneer Flower Farms Limited which broke out late Friday night, Aug. 16/2019. According to one unidentified worker at the scene, the fire is believed to have started in the mechanical room. The loss will be well over 50 million dollars. Warnings have […]

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Illegal cannabis seized in Niagara

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Illegal cannabis seized in Niagara

OPP press release – On Saturday, Aug. 10/2019, members of the Provincial Joint Forces Cannabis Enforcement Team (PJFCET) of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with Niagara Regional Police Service, executed a search warrant at a residence in Grimsby. As a result of the warrant being executed, police seized over 2000 marijuana plants. Hui Bin […]

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St. Catharines man arrested for child exploitation offences

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St. Catharines man arrested for child exploitation offences

Niagara Regional Police Service press release – In August of 2019, members of the Niagara Regional Police Service 3 District Uniform Patrol and the Internet Child Exploitation (I.C.E.) commenced an investigation into the sexual exploitation of a child. The investigation led investigators to a St. Catharines residence. On August 15th, 2019, members assigned to the […]

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Scam warning for businesses

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Scam warning for businesses

The Niagara Regional Police Service, Centralized Fraud Unit, has seen a recent increase in a common scam affecting local businesses. “Card Not Present Fraud” – A card not present fraud occurs when a business receives an order by email, phone, or otherwise and neither the cardholder nor the payment card are present for the transaction. […]

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Niagara Falls shooting suspect arrested

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Niagara Falls shooting suspect arrested

Niagara Regional Police Service press release – On the evening of Saturday, Aug. 10/2019, police attended at a townhouse complex located at 6118 Kelsey Crescent in Niagara Falls. With judicial authorization detectives and tactical officers from the Niagara Regional Police Emergency Services Unit secured a residence within the townhouse complex. The same tactical officers successfully […]

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