Man Arrested after Fort Erie Incident

On Monday, February 12th, 2024 at approximately 2:46pm, the Niagara Regional Police Service received a domestic complaint from a female victim, from the Town of Fort Erie.

Investigation revealed that a male had unlawfully entered a female’s residence, made threats toward the victim and refused to leave.  The female was not in the home at the time of the incident and contacted the police from a place of safety.  The female was not injured as a result of the incident.

5 District (Fort Erie) uniform officers, detectives, the K9 Unit, the Emergency Task Unit and Negotiators with the Niagara Regional Police Service attended the area and safely contained the residence. The residence was in the Oakhill Forest area in the Town of Fort Erie.

At 10:27pm, a warrant was granted, and the suspect was placed under arrest without incident.

A 25-year-old male of no fixed address was arrested and charged with the following offences:

  • Assault
  • Mischief Under $5,000
  • Uttering threats (2 Counts)
  • Fail to comply with probation order (2 counts)
  • Possession of a firearm, weapon, or ammunition contrary to prohibition order

The accused was held in custody pending a video bail hearing that is expected to take place on February 13, 2024 at the Robert S.K. Welch Courthouse located at 59 Church Street, in the City of St. Catharines.

Detectives with the Domestic Violence Unit have taken carriage of the investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact the lead detective at 905-688-4111, option 3, ext 1009608.

Members of the public who wish to provide information anonymously can contact Crime Stoppers of Niagara online or by calling 1-800-222-8477.  Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards to persons who contact the program with information which leads to an arrest.

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*In matters of domestic/intimate partner violence the identity of the accused will not be released as it may lead to identification of the victim*

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