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Man Arrested in Niagara Falls Distburbance

Police found man had gun when arrested in downtown parking lot

A disturbance in downtown Niagara Falls has led to the arrest of a 31-year old Niagara Falls man.

Police were called to a parking lot in the Stanley Avenue and Ferry Street area last night at around 8:30, over a disturbance involving a man with a gun.

Once they arrested him, police found he had a loaded BB gun, as well as a hatchet.

Police say Jessie Neto De Oliveira is charged with: 

  • Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose (2 Counts)
  • Carrying a Concealed Weapon (2 Counts)
  • Breach of Probation        

At the time of his arrest, there was also an outstanding warrant for his arrest for breach of probation, and failing to appear for fingerprints.

He has a bail hearing today in St. Catharines.

Police add no one was hurt in the situation.

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