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NRPS Detectives Investigating Suspicious Death in Niagara Falls

Posted on Monday, March 30, 2020 09:57 AM

On Sunday, March 29, 2020, at approximately 12:45pm, 2 District Niagara Falls uniform officers responded to a report of found human remains. 

Officers attended the area of Marshall Road and Ort Road, in the city of Niagara Falls in response to the discovery of a deceased male in a wooded area.

The matter is under investigation by detectives from the Homicide and Forensic Services Unit along with the Coroner.

Anyone who may have been in the area of Marshall Road and Ort Road (driving / walking)...

MISSING PERSON – NRPS Attempting to Locate St. Catharines Man

Posted on Monday, March 30, 2020 09:39 AM

The Niagara Regional Police Service is currently searching for a missing 63 year old man in the City of St. Catharines.

David Yates was last seen in his residence in the area of Drury Crescent and Roehampton Avenue in the evening hours of March 29, 2020.

David Yates is described as 5'5", slim build, ear length dark brown and grey hair, brown eyes, reading glasses, last seen wearing grey sweater and grey track pants, black dress shoes, possibly has a baseball hat one.

Yates is believed to have wandered...

Additional Arrests - Police search for suspects following ‪2019 downtown St. Catharines Shooting‬

Posted on Saturday, March 28, 2020 04:02 PM

Detectives from the 1 District St. Catharines Criminal Investigative Branch continue to investigate the shooting incident that occurred in downtown St. Catharines on September 29th, 2019, that resulted in six persons being shot. 

On the morning of March 27, 2020, with the assistance of the Toronto Police Service, the Niagara Regional Police Service arrested a 29 year old male and a 26 year old female and charged them in connection to this shooting investigation. 

29 year old Jamar...

Detectives investigating fatal hit and run in Niagara Falls – Update 4

Posted on Saturday, March 28, 2020 07:57 AM

Update 4 – March 28, 2020

In the evening hours of March 26, 2020, 2 District Niagara Falls uniform officers while on patrol located a grey Mazda 3 in the area of Hemlock Street and Alex Avenue in the City of Niagara Falls.

Detectives from the Collision Reconstruction Unit attended the scene and confirmed the Mazda was the car involved in the fatal fail to remain collision the occured on March 19, 2020.

On March 27, 2020, on the strength of a search warrant detectives seized the Mazda for further...

UPDATE - Arrest - Police search for suspects following 2019 downtown St. Catharines Shooting

Posted on Friday, March 27, 2020 11:53 AM

Detectives from the 1 District St. Catharines Criminal Investigative Branch continue to investigate the shooting incident that occurred in downtown St. Catharines on September 29th, 2019, that resulted in six persons being shot. 

On the morning of March 27, 2020, the Niagara Regional Police Service executed an arrest warrant in Richmond Hill with the assistance of York Regional Police Emergency Response Unit. 

As a result, a 28 year old male was arrested;  detectives have reason to...