Detectives look to identify female in Port Colborne

Posted on Monday, August 31, 2020 04:31 PM

On Sunday August 30, 2020 6 District (Port Colborne) uniform officers were called to the area of Barber Drive and Concession Road in the City of Port Colborne at approximately 9am following the discovery of a woman’s body in the area known as “Ramey’s Bend”

Detectives are continuing to investigate in an attempt to identify the woman.  She is described as short, medium to heavy build with medium length, wavy brown hair.  She has a distinct tattoo on her right shoulder of the Chinese character...

Public Release – Criminal Impaired Driving Offences August 24 to August 30, 2020

Posted on Monday, August 31, 2020 11:31 AM

In an effort to bring further attention and deterrence to driving while impaired by alcohol or drugs, the Niagara Regional Police Service will be reporting the names of those people who are charged with an alleged criminal impaired driving offence in the Region.                         

In addition to being charged, these individuals are also bound by a Ministry of Transportation 90-day Administrative Driver's Licence Suspension and...

Detectives investigate armed robbery

Posted on Monday, August 31, 2020 09:17 AM

At approximately 9:05pm on Sunday August 30, 2020, uniform officers were called to the Canview Drive In in the City of Thorold following the report of an armed robbery.

Investigation has revealed that a male approached a female who was working in the booth, showed a handgun and demanded money.  The male fled prior to police arrival.

The male is described as a white male in his 30s, approximately 6’2” tall with a  husky build wearing a purple zip up sweater and a mask.

No one was physically...

UPDATE - Missing Swimmer Search in Lake Erie off Port Colborne Beach

Posted on Sunday, August 30, 2020 12:47 PM

At approximately 9:55am on Sunday August 30, 2020 the missing swimmer was located near the  north shore of Lake Erie in Halloway Bay.

Out of respect to the next of kin, as no foul play is suspected, no further information about the missing male will be released. 


On August 27, 2020, at approximately 1:30pm emergency service personnel responded the area of Sherkston Beach on Lake Erie in the City of Port Colborne for a report of a possible drowning.

The initial investigation...

LOCATED - MISSING PERSON - NRPS searching for missing Niagara Falls teen

Posted on Friday, August 28, 2020 07:57 PM

The missing female has been located and is safe.

The Niagara Regional Police Service would like to thank community and the media for their assistance.

ORIGINAL RELEASE - Friday August 28, 2020

Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) is currently searching for missing 15 year old Maddix Breen of Niagara Falls.

On August 26, 2020, Breen went to work in Niagara Falls.  At the conclusion of her shift, at approximately 7:00pm, she took a cab to a convenience store in the area of Regional Road 24...