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.

According to police, 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.

Radoje M. RAKONJAC 52 years, St. Catharines
Marc O. NOEL 58 years, Niagara Falls
Jacques W. JOLICOEUR 50 years, St. Catharines
Linda J. HARRIS 55 years, St. Catharines
Krista E. MCMILLAN 33 years, Fort Erie
William D. GRACIE 59 years, St. Catharines
Dennis R. FREEMAN 55 years, St. Catharines
Michael J.H. SPUREK 33 years, Ridgeway
Zornitza P. IVANOVA 38 years, St. Catharines
Brian A. POWELL 55 years, Corfu, NY
Xiaoyang WANG 22 years, Niagara on the Lake
Matthew A. BUZDYGAN 24 years, Thorold
Nemesio C. REGO 40 years, Niagara Falls

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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