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Electrical pump identified as cause of fire

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Electrical pump identified as cause of fire

The cause of a fire in Welland Saturday Sept. 2/2017 has been identified, a malfunctioning electrical pump used in processing old cooking oils into bio fuel. The fire originated in the garage of 150 Bradley Ave. and spread to the neighbouring 47 Sauer Ave. “The owner of the garage was processing a quantity of bio-diesel, […]

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NRPS seeking suspects in Thorold nightclub shooting

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NRPS seeking suspects in Thorold nightclub shooting

The Niagara Regional Police Service is looking for two suspects wanted in connection with a shooting that injured five people. “At approximately 4:45am on Sunday September 3rd, 2017, Niagara Regional Police officers were called to L8 nightclub on Highway 20 with reports of gunshots in the area,” a Niagara Regional Police Service press release said. […]

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Welland garage fire spreads to neighbouring house

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Welland garage fire spreads to neighbouring house

A fire that broke out in the garage of a Bradley Ave. residence spread to a Sauer Ave. residence in Welland Saturday Sept. 2/2017. Welland Fire and Emergency Services Chief Brian Kennedy said in an email with Erie Media that the garage fire was at 150 Bradley Ave. and extended to the neighbours home at […]

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Marijuana grow op dismantled in Wainfleet

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Marijuana grow op dismantled in Wainfleet

During the month of August, 2017 members of the Niagara Regional Police – Guns, Gangs and Grows Unit commenced an investigation into a suspected marijuana grow operation located at a rural Willford Road property in Wainfleet. As a result of investigation and observations made, police obtained a warrant to search the residence and greenhouse on […]

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Robbery at Fort Erie jewellery store.

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Robbery at Fort Erie jewellery store.

On August 30, 2017 at 3:45pm, Bridgeburg Jewellers located at 44 Jarvis St, Fort Erie was robbed by two unknown suspects. One suspect brandished a weapon during the robbery. Nothing was stolen during the incident. The suspect’s faces were covered at the time. The first suspect is described as: male, white, 5’9-5’11, medium build, wearing […]

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St. Catharines man facing Child Pornography Charges

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St. Catharines man facing Child Pornography Charges

In August 2017, members of The Internet Child Exploitation (I.C.E) Unit, began an investigation involving the creation and distribution of digital files of child pornography from within the Niagara Region. As a result of that investigation, on August 30, 2017, with the assistance of the Technological Crimes Unit and Cyber Crimes Unit, a Criminal Code […]

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