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1,500 vehicles passed through Sunset Beach Canada Day RIDE check

1,500 vehicles passed through Sunset Beach Canada Day RIDE check

Police had received information that there was a large number of people attending the area
Missing Port Colborne man found safe

Missing Port Colborne man found safe

The man had been reported missing earlier in the day Thursday
Police seize $34 million worth of illegally-grown pot in St. Catharines

Police seize $34 million worth of illegally-grown pot in St. Catharines

11 face charges of unauthorized production of cannabis after more than 17,000 plants in various stages of growth were found in a facility on the corner of Third Street Louth and Main Street
14 drivers face impaired-related charges

14 drivers face impaired-related charges

These individuals were charged between June 15-28
Two face drug charges following search warrant

Two face drug charges following search warrant

Police seized controlled substances with an estimated street value of $17,000
Person accused of spraying five people with bear mace

Person accused of spraying five people with bear mace

All victims suffered non-life threatening injuries and were assessed by EMS, on scene; a female victim was transported a local hospital for further treatment
One dead following residential fire

One dead following residential fire

Investigation led to the discovery of a deceased 55 year old male inside one of the units
Amber alert issued for 6-year-old boy missing from Niagara region<b> (Update: located safe)</b>

Amber alert issued for 6-year-old boy missing from Niagara region (Update: located safe)

The child is believed to be in the company of his father whose vehicle is described as a gold 2016 Mercedes SLK
Suspect arrested in St. Catharines sexual assault of woman in her 70s

Suspect arrested in St. Catharines sexual assault of woman in her 70s

Suspect, aged 29, faces numerous serious charges
Welland man faces weapons charges after reports he barricaded himself in a residence

Welland man faces weapons charges after reports he barricaded himself in a residence

Six firearms seized after accused taken into custody