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Multiple charges for dangerous driver

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Multiple charges for dangerous driver

A male driver who accelerated toward a Niagara Regional Police officer Thursday faces numerous charges and had his vehicle seized for seven days. Members of the Special Enforcement Unit were carrying out speed enforcement at Woodlawn and River Rds. in Welland, when a vehicle approached at 85 km/h in a posted 60 km/h zone. In […]

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West Lincoln fires under investigation

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West Lincoln fires under investigation

[ready_google_map id=’26’] Two police agencies and the Ontario Fire Marshal’s Office are investigating four different fires that took place starting Saturday night into Sunday morning in West Lincoln and Hamilton. Fires which saw five different agencies — Wainfleet, Haldimand County, Lincoln, Grimsby and Hamilton — respond with mutual aid to assist West Lincoln. Niagara Regional […]

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Drug bust in Port Colborne

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Drug bust in Port Colborne

Four Port Colborne residents were arrested by Niagara Regional Police Thursday in relation to the alleged sale of drugs in the city. In a release, police said members of the Welland Street Crime Unit made the arrests following an investigation. As a result of the arrests, police seized approximately $1,800 in suspected crystal methamphetamine (crystal […]

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Music program pairs police and students

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Music program pairs police and students

Niagara Regional Police want Niagara high school students to stay on the straight and narrow by making music, not mischief. On Tuesday, March 24, the police service will host its first Music Not Mischief Niagara guitar competition at the Scotiabank Convention Centre in Niagara Falls on March 24. It’s a take on the Music Not […]

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Fraud charges laid against 69 year old

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Fraud charges laid against 69 year old

A 69 year old man was charged with fraud by Niagara Regional Police Tuesday in connection with a complaint made last year. Police said in July 2014, they received a complaint regarding a male who had accepted money from individuals for the purpose of investing it with him.  In a release, police said the accused […]

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Careless driving charges laid against woman

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Careless driving charges laid against woman

A Port Colborne woman who crashed her car twice within an hour Sunday afternoon faces two counts of careless driving, said Niagara Regional Police. Police spokesman Const. Phil Gavin said each charge comes with a $400 fine and $90 victim surcharge. If convicted, each charge also places six demerit points on a driver’s licence. Const. […]

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