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Police investigating weapons call in Niagara-on-the-Lake

Police investigating weapons call in Niagara-on-the-Lake

Home will be target of a pending a search warrant, police say
Police arrest two 15-year-olds for Fort Erie school threats

Police arrest two 15-year-olds for Fort Erie school threats

Both teenagers, whose identities are protected by the Youth Criminal Justice Act, face three counts each of uttering threats, relaying false messages and public mischief
Niagara police board elects new chair

Niagara police board elects new chair

Jen Lawson takes over the position from Port Colborne Mayor Bill Steele
Police seize 4 kg of ketamine bound for Niagara

Police seize 4 kg of ketamine bound for Niagara

Originating from Germany, package was destined for a St. Catharines address; police estimate street value to be approximately $145K
Thorold driver on Niagara's latest list of impaired charges

Thorold driver on Niagara's latest list of impaired charges

Alleged incidents occurred from Jan. 16 to 22
Phone threat triggers shelter-in-place order at Fort Erie schools

Phone threat triggers shelter-in-place order at Fort Erie schools

Safety procedures were lifted a short time later, police say
Looming bad weather forces police board to host virtual meeting

Looming bad weather forces police board to host virtual meeting

Meeting will be livestreamed on Thursday morning
New images released of Niagara Falls armed robbery suspect

New images released of Niagara Falls armed robbery suspect

Police say that on Jan. 2, the suspect brandished a handgun and fled on foot with cash and cigarettes
Welland man charged with weapons offences in Cambridge

Welland man charged with weapons offences in Cambridge

43-year-old driver was stopped for speeding on Coronation Boulevard in Cambridge
Man in custody after shooting in Fort Erie, victim survives

Man in custody after shooting in Fort Erie, victim survives

24-year-old taken to hospital and later transported to trauma centre via air ambulance, but later released