Man Arrested on Multiple Charges in Fort Erie

Around 11 o’clock Tuesday morning, Niagara Regional Police attended a welfare check in the area of House Road and Garrison Road in Fort Erie. As a result, officers were able to locate a 2007 Ford Freestyle that was reported stolen from the City of Hamilton, on January 5th. Further investigation led officers to locate multiple stolen tools in the vehicle. The suspect responsible for the stolen vehicle was located and placed under arrest.  The suspect also had three outstanding arrest warrants for previous incidents. 33 year-old Franklin Lewis of no fixed address was arrested and charged with the following offences:

  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime under $5000 (2 Counts)
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime over $5000 (2 Counts)
  • Break Enter and Commit non-Dwelling House
  • Theft under $5000 (8 Counts)
  • Fail to Comply with Release Order

The investigation remains ongoing.