Criminal impaired driving offences Oct. 19 to Oct. 25
A 50-year-old Lincoln man is among eight people charged with an alleged criminal impaired driving offence in the Niagara Region for the period Oct. 19-25.
Kenneth S. Thorne, 50, of Lincoln is the only person from a West Niagara community on the current list.
All drivers on the list 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.
Niagara Police 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 have been charged criminally with impaired driving by alcohol or drugs, driving with a blood alcohol concentration of 80mg or above of alcohol in 100ml of blood, or refusing to provide a breath or blood sample.
Kenneth S. Thorne, 50 years, Lincoln
James D. Moore, 62 years, St. Catharines
Jeffrey S. Putman, 58 years, St. Catharines
Benjamin A. Johnson, 37 years, Niagara Falls
Thomas E. S. Vilm, 45 years, St. Catharines
Liam A. Riches, 24 years, St. Catharines
Michael Evseyev, 43 years, St. Catharines
Joseph A. Savoie, 56 years, Niagara Falls
Impaired driving is still the leading cause of criminal deaths in Canada and affects thousands of lives every year.