Criminal impaired driving offenses Aug. 31-Sept. 6
The Niagara Regional Police Service has reported five names of people charged with an alleged criminal impaired driving offense in the Niagara Region for the period Aug. 31 to Sept. 6, 2020.
These drivers 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.
In a news release, Niagara Police said it encourages the public to contact the Niagara Regional Police Service Traffic Safety Hotline or Crime Stoppers to report anyone who drives in contravention of the suspensions.
Niagara Region DUI charges
The following individuals were charged criminally with impaired driving by alcohol or drugs, driving with a blood alcohol concentration of 80 mgs or above of alcohol in 100 ml of blood, or refusing to provide a breath or blood sample.
Benjamin J. J. BENARD 35 years, Niagara Falls
Christopher R. CLARKE 43 years, St. Catharines
Joseph P. SCHIRRU 46 years, Welland
Megan M. MAILHOT 31 years, Fort Erie
Jesse L. BOUDREAU 29 years, Welland
Impaired driving is still the leading cause of criminal deaths in Canada and affects thousands of lives every year.