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

Denis A. BOULANGER 40 years, Welland
Ted SALIK 64 years, St. Catharines
Rajko SANOVIC 70 years, Hamilton
Dennis C. GEDDES 61 years, Lincoln
Matthew J. MILNER 27 years, Niagara Falls
Joseph CONRAN 24 years, West Roxbury, MAINE
Joseph R. GOWANS 32 years, Fort Erie
Erin K.C. WOOD 40 years, Port Colborne
Gary E. WIEGAND 47 years, Niagara Falls
Brandie L. GURR 31 years, Grimsby
Peter D. VANDELAAR 43 years, St. Catharines
Natalie NADEAU 22 years, Pelham
Richard R. HANCOCK 57 years, St. Catharines
Bryan D. HAUN 28 years, Fort Erie
Cheryl M. RAWSTHORNE 44 years, Niagara Falls
Casey V. WESTBROOK 34 years, Tacoma, WASHINGTON
Timothy O. WEBSTER 60 years, Pelham

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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