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, the majority of these individuals are also bound by a Ministry of Transportation 90-Day Administrative Driver’s Licence 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.

Joshua L. WOOD 37 years, Thorold
Ashley BAILEY-PHILLIPS 34 years, Niagara Falls
Garry G. KOSIN 46 years, Buffalo NY
Anton SCHERER 63 years, Lincoln
Roland J. BUFFI 60 years, St. Catharines
Jewel LEPORE 43 years, Grimsby
John R. GORMAN 30 years, Thorold
Deanna I. VANPYKEREN 32 years, West Lincoln
Thomas M. BUTCHER 44 years, Niagara Falls
Jarrett J. SOUTHARD 30 years, Elma NY
Fabio DUJELA 46 years, Niagara Falls
Allan P. BROWN 28 years, Niagara Falls
Ralph EADES 70 years, Niagara-on-the-Lake
Lamont C. WILLIAMS 31 years, St. Catharines

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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