Public Release – Criminal Impaired Driving Offences – May 29, 2021 to June 6, 2021

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.

The following individuals have been 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 / blood sample.           

Santiago CARDENAS PARRA 39 years, Niagara Falls

Patrick KORTRIGHT 43 years, Syracuse NY

Madison A. DUCK 21 years, West Lincoln

Lucas A. BLAZEK 26 years, Fort Erie

Joann M. CLOCHERTY 61 years, St. Catharines

Curtis A. LEBLANC 48 years, St. Catharines

Kathleen R. BROOKS 47 years, Niagara Falls

Cory W. FINK 29 years, Welland

Nadir Y. GAZAHA 36 years, St. Catharines

Adriano GIORDANO 37 years, Niagara Falls

Donavin C. CAREY 36 years, Welland

The Niagara Regional Police Service is committed to reducing impaired driving offences through education and the apprehension of offenders through enforcement programs like R.I.D.E. Impaired driving is still the leading cause of criminal deaths in Canada and affects thousands of lives every year.