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 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.

Sanket SHETTY 29 years, Toronto
James R. STINSON 49 years, St. Catharines
Richard J. LEE 54 years, Niagara Falls
Chris S. KEDDY 66 years, Wainfleet
Steve BOTELHO 45 years, Hamilton
Kevin GRAY 44 years, Niagara Falls
Warren VANDYKE 22 years, Niagara Falls
Paul MAZARIS 74 years, Niagara Falls
Everett L. JOHNSON 49 years, Buffalo, NY
Emily F. LUNDY-COOPER 20 years, Niagara Falls
Anthony P. COSTA 62 years, Niagara Falls

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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