During the morning hours of October 26th, 2016, uniform patrol Officers attended the area of Dunlop and Dunkirk Road in the city of St.Catharines. This was in response to a series of break and enters that had recently occurred.


These incidents were assigned to the 1 District Street Crime Unit for further investigation and during the course of the investigation, police say that detectives identified the accused, Richard Alligood, as being responsible for 6 commercial break and enters.  On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017, members of the 1 District Street Crime Unit located and arrested Richard Alligood without incident.

Richard Alligood was subsequently charged with: 6 counts of break and enter into a non-dwelling, possession of a schedule II substance, failing to comply with his recognizance, breach of probation, possession of prohibited weapon and possession of a weapon contrary to a weapons prohibition.

Richard Alligood was subsequently held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Anyone with information, which may assist in this investigation is asked to contact the Niagara Regional Police at 905-688-4111 ext.4233 . To leave an anonymous tip or information, please contact Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1800 222 TIPS (8477). Calls are not electronically recorded or traced, and Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display.

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