Niagara Regional Police Service detectives assigned to the 2 District (Niagara Falls / Niagara-on-the-Lake) Criminal Investigative Branch have been actively investigating the allegation that a male suspect had impersonated himself as a police officer during a traffic stop. The allegation was that the suspect who was operating a black vehicle with white doors had activated emergency lighting and conducted a traffic stop on March 6th, 2023, at 6:20pm in the area of Drummond Road near Prospect Street, in the City of Niagara Falls.
Detectives would like to thank area residents and businesses who came forward and provided CCTV footage of the area, as well as community members who also provided information. The evidence collected assisted detectives who reinterviewed the complainant on March 8th, 2023, at which time the story was determined to have been fabricated.
Emily Celeste BOJCIC (21 years) of Niagara Falls was arrested and is charged with the following Criminal Code offence:
• Public Mischief
BOJCIC was released on a Form 9 Appearance Notice and is scheduled to attend the Robert S.K. Welch Courthouse, located at 59 Church Street in the City of St. Catharines on May 10th, 2023.
Public Mischief is a criminal offence that occurs when a person who, with intent to mislead, causes a peace officer to enter on or continue an investigation by reporting that an offence has been committed when it has not been committed.
Anyone with further information related to this investigation is encouraged to contact the lead detective by dialing (905) 688-4111, option 3, extension 1009346.
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 that leads to an arrest.
Original Release – March 7, 2023 – Click Here