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.

Thomas HARRISON 65 years, Grand Island, NY
David TAYLOR 51 years, Port Colborne
Jordyn A. ACASTER 30 years, Pelham
Erik G. OLESEN 53 years, Thorold
Brian R.E. SANDERs 26 years, St. Catharines
Andrew R. MITCHELL 40 years, Fort Erie
Aiddan M. MEDEIROS-GREENE 24 years, St. Catharines
Melissa K. PRESTON 45 years, Niagara Falls
Tyler G. McINTYRE 22 years, Niagara Falls
Douglas I. MURDOCH 21 years, Grimsby
Alysia C. RIVANDO 30 years, St. Catharines

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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