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 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.

Arnold J. W. BANICK 66 years, Niagara Falls
Donald A. SHAVER 66 years, Niagara Falls
Sherry L. ERWIN 43 years, Niagara Falls
Tyler J. SKINNER 30 years, Brantford
Nathan P. H. LOISEL 27 years, Welland
Sean P. MURRAY 36 years, Pavilion NY
Richard S. GUITARD 40 years, Fort Erie
Brionna L. PERKINS 27 years, Buffalo NY
Jacques L. MANN 43 years, Niagara Falls
Kenneth E. MOWAT 38 years, St. Catharines
Gordon A. VAN EGMOND 49 years, West Lincoln
Lucas M. GOODMAN 24 years, Phelps NY
Dibyendu S. GOSWAMI 71 years, Welland
Brendan W. J. LEAHY-LEPP 22 years, St. Catharines
Amit J. SOOD 30 years, Buffalo NY
Patty GUPPY 60 years, St. Catharines
Jolene I. BANNERMAN 27 years, Pelham

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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