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.

Robert L. BILLER 26 years, Fort Erie
Eric J. FONTAINE 32 years, St. Catharines
Darryl A. BLACK 33 years, Barrie
Robert P. CARRIERE 29 years, St. Catharines
Robin COOPER 38 years, St. Catharines
Graeme L. OOSTERVEEN 22 years, St. Catharines
Ryan J. O’NEILL 36 years, Welland
Allan J. MUSTARD 26 years, Niagara Falls
Christina N. COWNIE 23 years, Cheektowaga NY
Ann L. RABY 40 years, Welland
Sydney M., F. LEDOUX 26 years, St. Catharines
Erika E. RINALDIS 36 years, No Fixed Abode

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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