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.

Jason R. MEYER 24 years, Welland
Ashley A. DICK 26 years, St. Catharines
Gary A. FELLER 53 years, Beamsville
Timothy J. AMON 44 years, Port Colborne
Aleksander MICEVIC 42 years, Niagara Falls
Joseph R. PUHARSKI 59 years, Welland
Donna M. STEWART 52 years, Hamilton
Robert I. HENDRY 42 years, Oakville
Leo A. ALLEGRA 66 years, Welland
Rory H. GILL 28 years, St. Catharines
Joseph A. GARNER 43 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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