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.
Police say, the following individuals have been charged criminally with impaired driving by alcohol or drugs, driving with a blood alcohol concentration above 80 mgs of alcohol in 100 ml of blood, or refusing to provide a breath / blood sample.
Christina S. HAWKINS 22 years, Lackawanna, NY
Michael A. WILLETT 26 years, AJAX
Jose M. FLORES 47 years, Welland
Todd BREUKELMAN 20 years, Lincoln
Matthew P. GILMAN 26 years, Hamilton
Joseph M. BERCE 58 years, St. Catharines
Dennis J. MACKENZIE 51 years, Port Dover
Cassandra R. ANEZ 33 years, Niagara Falls
Amber M. SALADA 24 years, North Tonawanda NY
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.