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Arrests made in relation to Niagara Falls commercial break-ins

Stolen property from commercial storage units recovered
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Since December 2018 there have been a rash of break and enters occurring at commercial storage units within the City of Niagara Falls. Members of the Niagara Falls Street Crime Unit gathered evidence that lead to the execution of a search warrant which recovered stolen property from the break and enters.

Police have laid the following charges in relation to this investigation:

Thirty-three-year-old Ashley Powell of Niagara Falls

  • Break and enter commit theft: Section 348(1)(b)CC
  • Possession of property obtained by crime: Section 355(b) CC

Thirty-eight-year-old Raymond Orcutt of Niagara Falls

  • Break and enter commit theft x5: Section 348(1)(b) CC

Information on crimes can also be submitted anonymously using Crime Stoppers of Niagara.

To leave an anonymous tip, please contact Crime Stoppers via:

Telephone - 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) 
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Crime Stoppers guarantees that you will remain anonymous through any of the methods offered to provide tips. You may also be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000 if the information leads to an arrest.