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.

According to police, the following individuals have been charged criminally with impaired driving by alcohol or drugs, driving with a blood alcohol concentration above 80 mgs of alcohol in 100 ml of blood, or refusing to provide a breath / blood sample.

Jacob C GRAVES 30 years, Thorold
Gilles M. LEBEL 54 years, St. Catharines
Thomas P. McGEAN 63 years, St. Catharines
Lorraine A. LOPEZ 56 years, East Amherst, New York
Luis A. PAREJA TRUJILLO 29 years, Niagara Falls
Justin T. DAWS 31 years, Bolton
Tyler WALKER 26 years, Welland
Kimberly A. MOTYKA 45 years, Grand Island, New York
Mel A. HEMLOW 42 years, Hamilton
Kyle R. BELZNER 23 years, Welland
Tiffani L. SPENCE 43 years, St. Catharines
Lorna J. SKAL 35 years, Stoney Creek
Angela ALEXANDER 40 years, Niagara Falls
Benjamin J. WILSACK 30 years, Grimsby
Diane L. BLACKBURN 54 years, Port Colborne

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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