Niagara Police bust Niagara Falls man for three separate robberies

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Published November 8, 2021 at 3:52 pm

Niagara Police have arrested and charged a Niagara Falls man for three separate thefts over the month of October.

On October 3 at 8 pm, officers were called to Spice n Flame restaurant on Portage Road in Niagara Falls for a belated theft.  The suspect fled with a cell phone.  He later called the store and tried to extort money for its return.

On October 29 just past midnight, officers were called to the 7-Eleven Convenience Store on Dorchester Road in Niagara Falls for a theft in progress.  The suspect bolted from the store on foot with about $300 in merchandise.

Later that morning at 2:45 am, officers responded to alarms Overclocked Computer Store on Dorchester Road in Niagara Falls for a break and enter.  The suspect again ran from the store prior to officers’ arrival.  The suspect stole about $6,000 in merchandise.

On November 5 after identifying the suspect, detectives got a warrant to search the suspect’s residence in Niagara Falls.  In addition to recovering stolen property, one pair of nunchaku’s (aka “Nunchucks”), a prohibited weapon, was seized

Nima Rezazadeh, 35, of Niagara Falls has been charged with theft under $5000, break and enter, extortion, possession of a weapon, possession of a prohibited device and failure to comply with a release order – Section 145(5)(a) of the Criminal Code of Canada

He was held for a bail hearing on November 6, remanded into custody and will re-appear via video link to the Robert S.K. Welch Court House in St. Catharines on November 9.

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact detectives at 905-688-4111, extension #1022200.

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