In an effort to bring further attention and deterrence to driving while impaired by alcohol or drugs, the Niagara Regional Police Service will be reporting the names of those people who are charged with an alleged criminal impaired driving offence in the Region.


In addition to being charged, these individuals are also bound by a Ministry of Transportation 90-Day Administrative Driver’s License Suspension and are prohibited from operating a motor vehicle on a roadway. The public is encouraged to contact the Niagara Regional Police Service Traffic Safety Hotline or Crime Stoppers to report those who are driving in contravention of the suspension. According to police, the following individuals have been charged criminally with impaired driving by alcohol, driving with a blood alcohol concentration above 80 mgs of alcohol in 100 ml of blood, or refusing to provide a breath / blood sample.

Sharon M. SAUNDERS 63 years, Oakville
John R. MOGFORD 53 years, Lincoln
Larry N. COLES 68 years, Welland
Vincent P. DANAGHER 50 years, Fort Erie
Joshua R. BAUER 31 years, Fort Erie
Ronald REAMAN 47 years, Lincoln
Kelsey PORTER 19 years, St. Catharines
Matthew R. EMBURGH 26 years, Welland
Larry J. PATTON 55 years, Fort Erie
Avelino J. GASCON 42 years, St. Catharines
Timothy W. BREWSTER 45 years, Fort Erie
Andrew CHARLEBOIS-UNGER 26 years, Welland


The Niagara Regional Police Service is committed to reducing impaired driving offences through education and the apprehension of offenders through enforcement programs like RIDE. Impaired driving is still the leading cause of criminal deaths in Canada and destroys thousands of lives every year.

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