Female Facing Firearm Charge in Niagara Falls

On Monday July 8, 2024, at approximately 5:06pm, 2 District (Niagara Falls/Niagara-on-the-Lake) uniform officers attended the area of Senaca Street and River Road in the City of Niagara Falls in response to an armed person call.

Investigation revealed a firearm had been pointed at another person at the residence.  Officers located and identified the female suspect who was arrested at the residence.

On July 9th, 2024, 2 District Detectives executed a warrant at the residence and located and seized a firearm.

Kayla THORPE (30 years old) of Niagara Falls was arrested and charged with the following offences:

Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose Utter threats

THORPE was held in custody pending a bail hearing that was expected to take place on July 9, 2024, at the Robert S.K. Welch Courthouse located at 59 Church Street in the City of St. Catharines.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Niagara Regional Police Service at 905-688-4111, option 3, ext. 1009524.

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