Niagara Falls Police Seek Suspect for Robbery, Kidnapping, and Assault
Niagara Falls police are on the hunt for a suspect wanted in connection with a brazen robbery, kidnapping, and assault that took place at the Embassy Suites on Fallsview Boulevard in Niagara Falls. The incident occurred on January 14th at 11:30 p.m.
According to authorities, an adult male had just arrived at the hotel in his Grey Dodge Durango SUV when an unknown man jumped into the vehicle and drove off. Inside the SUV were an adult female and a young child. The suspect forced them to exit the vehicle at the hotel parking lot before fleeing the scene.
Thankfully, neither the victims nor the child sustained any physical injuries during the ordeal. However, the stolen vehicle was later found in Burlington on January 15th at 12:20 a.m., near Baldwin Street and Hager Avenue. The car had sustained damage, and the suspect had already fled the area after stealing another vehicle nearby.
The investigation has now been taken over by 2 District Detectives, who are working in collaboration with the Halton Police Service and Six Nations Police. They are seeking the public’s assistance in locating the suspect, identified as 38-year-old Jason S. White.
Described as an Indigenous male with a medium build and dark hair, White was last seen wearing a black coat, black sweater, and jeans. He has ties to the Ohsweken area and is wanted for numerous offenses, including robbery, two counts of kidnapping, assault, uttering threats, dangerous driving, and driving while disqualified.
Anyone with information about White’s whereabouts is urged to contact the Niagara Regional Police Service at 905-688-4111, ext. 1009346. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can provide information through Crime Stoppers of Niagara online or by calling 1-800-222-8477.
The Embassy Suites, where the incident occurred, is a popular hotel located on Fallsview Boulevard, offering stunning views of the iconic Niagara Falls. Situated in the heart of the city, it attracts tourists from around the world who come to experience the natural wonder and various attractions in the area.
As the investigation continues, authorities are working diligently to ensure the safety of the community and bring the suspect to justice.