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.


According to police, 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 80 mgs of alcohol in 100 ml of blood, or refusing to provide a breath / blood sample.

Barry Q. DEMPSEY 36 years, Niagara Falls
Lance R. JOHNSON 32 years, St. Catharines
Said AMRANE 47 years, Montreal
Brian E. BARTLEY 44 years, St. Catharines
Mitchell C. NEMETH 20 years, Welland
James S. SANTIAGO 25 years, Buffalo, New York
Kenneth J. COLLINS 29 years, Niagara Falls
Eric S. KUTIS 52 years, Niagara Falls
Andrew E. WHITELEY 48 years, Niagara Falls
Terry R. SCHNEIDER 50 years, Fort Erie
Daniel J. GAUTHIER 43 years, Fort Erie
Doreen A. SCHOURES 52 years, Welland
Carol F. BALSTERS 51 years, Fort Erie
Brad A. PARKS 20 years, St. Catharines
Scott E.J. GARRATT 52 years, Niagara Falls
Lucas J.C. MACLOURIN 21 years, St. Catharines
Shawn N. MARSH 23 years, Welland
Calogero MONTANA 54 years, Fort Erie
Jerry T. HUNT 48 years, St. Catharines
Christian CALDERON MARTINEZ 25 years, Hamilton
Darlene SIMONEAU 54 years, Niagara Falls
Praphan SURIWONG 45 years, Toronto
Zayn O. SOHAIL 20 years, Niagara Falls
Ashley CHWAL 23 years, Niagara Falls
Kari P. POLOT 20 years, St. Catharines
Christopher A. SMITH 26 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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