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, driving with a blood alcohol concentration above 80 mgs of alcohol in 100 ml of blood, or refusing to provide a breath / blood sample.
Brandon C. TONET 24 years, Niagara Falls
Kyle J. STEELE 21 years, Welland
Joseph R. FENSOM 45 years, Niagara-On-The-Lake
Kenneth D. MAZZONE 22 years, Buffalo NY
Dale O. LAVIGNE 46 years, Milton
Heidi J. CHEVALIER 54 years, Port Colborne
Clayton W. ROBINS 28 years, Lincoln
Marcus S. MCMANAMNA 55 years, Ojai, CA
Ralph W. DIETZ 57 years, St. Catharines
Karen E. HELTON 41 years, St. Catharines
Patrick FILLION 39 years, St. Catharines
Charles CANAVAN 24 years, Ancaster
Madison L. ANDREWS 29 years, Niagara Falls
Kevin P. GALE 40 years, Welland
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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