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 Crimestoppers to report those who are driving in contravention of the suspension.

The following individuals have been charged criminally with Impaired driving by alcohol, driving with a blood alcohol concentration above 80mgs of alcohol in 100 ml of blood, or refusing to provide a breath / blood sample.

Darlene R. FORGET 39 years, Niagara Falls
Loraine A. MCGIBBON 69 years, Niagara Falls
Chelsea E. DOMINGUEZ-SMITH 39 years, St. Catharines
Julie L. DICKENS 45 years, St. Catharines
Angela MERZANIS 54 years, Port Colborne
Daniel A. DEBRUIN 20 years, Pelham
Krystina I.M. RUML 21 years, Niagara Falls
Joseph R. HENLEY 22 years, West Lincoln

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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