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.

Glenwood F.,A. ST. JEAN 32 years, Welland
Christopher R. AIRHARDT 33 years, Welland
Jesse A. SEVERY 27 years, St. Catharines
Joshua SWIFT 27 years, Belle River
Wade W. SCAPILLATI 28 years, St. Catharines
Raymond DURAND 51 years, St. Catharines
Christian J. HORVAT 22 years, St. Catharines
Asif FAIZ 37 years, Fridley MN
Adam G. COX 27 years, Niagara Falls
Jason R. COUNSELL 36 years, St. Catharines
Jared A. GORDON 39 years, Port Colborne
Edson PLAISIR 40 years, Welland
Craig W. WILLIAMS 53 years, No Fixed Abode
Peter A. ANTONIOU 21 years, Welland
John L. AUDET 23 years, Niagara Falls
Bradley J. SWALM 38 years, Fort Erie

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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