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Naming names: these people facing impaired driving charges

To reduce impaired driving in the region, police will be releasing names of people criminally charged
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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. 
Jason R. Abra 40 years, Port Colborne
Bryan J. Cox 34 years, Hamilton
James D. Llera 35 years, Danbury CT
Brandon E. Bajdas 25 years, Cheektowaga NY
Blair A. Jeckell 33 years, Welland
Carlletto Fabiano 46 years, Niagara Falls
Nathan D. Granitto 25 years, Thorold
Julian A. Solarte Arango 38 years, St. Catharines
James M. Bandoblu 37 years, East Aurora NY
Mario S. Trapasso 28 years, Niagara Falls
Terry A. Paquette 56 years, Welland
Kyra N. Harley 22 years, St. Catharines
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 destroys thousands of lives every year.

Information on crimes can also be submitted anonymously using Crime Stoppers of Niagara.

To leave an anonymous tip, please contact Crime Stoppers via:

Telephone - 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS)
Online -
Text - Text is not available at this time.

Crime Stoppers guarantees that you will remain anonymous through any of the methods offered to provide tips. You may also be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000 if the information leads to an arrest.