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Possession of Stolen SUV Arrest in Fort Erie

Posted on Thursday, March 19, 2020 02:59 PM

On Wednesday February 19, 2020, uniform officers from the 5 District Fort Erie office of the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) recovered a stolen 2014 Chevrolet Traverse SUV in the area of Bertie Street and Waterloo Street.

The Chevrolet had been stolen on January 12, 2020, from a Fort Erie home in the area of Jordyn Drive and Jasmine Court.

During the examination of the recovered SUV by detectives, they located several sales receipts inside the locked vehicle.

The receipts led detectives to...

UPDATE 1 - Niagara Regional Police Service facility changes in response to COVID-19

Posted on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 08:47 PM

As the Niagara Regional Police Service continues to adapt to the changing situation in regards to COVID-19, effective March 19, 2020, we will be closing 5 District (Fort Erie), 6 District (Port Colborne) and 8 District (Grimsby) to members of the public as we continue to safeguard the health and safety of our members.

1 District (St. Catharines), 2 District (Niagara Falls) and 3 District (Welland) front desks remain open for emergencies only.

Collision reporting centers (which are contracted independently...

Fort Erie Detectives Arrest Man for Break and Enter

Posted on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 03:31 PM

In February of 2020 uniform officers from the 5 District – Fort Erie office of the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) attended a residence in the area of Bertie Street and Stanton Street in Fort Erie for a report of a break and enter.

As a result of that investigation it was determined that approximately $2250 worth of goods was stolen from a shed on the property.  Items stolen included power tools and an E-bike.

Detectives continued the investigation into the break and enter.

On March 18,...

Port Colborne Crash leads to Arrest

Posted on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 11:59 AM

On Wednesday March 18, 2020, at approximately 1:29AM, uniform officers from the 6 District – Port Colborne office of the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) were dispatched to a motor vehicle crash in the area of Main Street West and Elm Street in the city of Port Colborne.

Officers had received information that following the collision two persons were seen running from the scene.

Upon arrival, officers observed a fluorescent yellow/green 2003 Dodge Dakota with significant damage. The Dodge is...

Cancellation of March 26 Niagara Police Services Board Meeting

Posted on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 11:07 AM

After careful thought and in response to the local, provincial and national escalation of the COVID-19 pandemic, including the recently declared state of emergency by the Premier of the Province, the Niagara Police Services Board has decided to cancel its March 26, 2020 meeting. 

Our Board is committed to the health and safety of our community and any steps which will aid in mitigating the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.  

The Board wishes to reassure the public that our governance...