Niagara Police names 7 people charged with DUI offenses in last 2 weeks of July

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Criminal impaired driving offenses July 20-26

The Niagara Regional Police Service has reported 7 names of people charged with an alleged criminal impaired driving offense in the Niagara Region for the period July 20 to July 26, 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.                                

Lucas A. BLAZEK 25 years, Niagara Falls

James G. JACOBS 43 years, Fort Erie

Heberto S. GOMEZ 45 years, Toronto                     

Pavel JASKULA 60 years, Hamilton

Donald S. BLAKE 61 years, St. Catharines

Elton SOLOMON 27 years, Oakville

Anytra A. SHAVE 46 years, Thorold

Impaired driving is still the leading cause of criminal deaths in Canada and affects thousands of lives every year.