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, most 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.

Tieng HUYNH 52 years, Niagara Falls
Ryan W. MURPHY 39 years, St. Catharines
Melissa S. COLLINS 38 years, Welland
Karanpreet S. DEV 21 years, Mississauga
Adam D. HOFFMAN 30 years, St. Catharines
Dzenita OMEROVIC 37 years, Hamilton
Jordan McINTYRE-GEORGE 22 years, St. Catharines
Michael RIDDLE 33 years, Welland
James S. HOWARD 40 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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