Thunder Bay Police – Impaired Driver Arrests December 8-13 Nets Ten Names

Impaired Driving

Thunder Bay – NEWS – As a part of their 2020 campaign combatting impaired driving, Thunder Bay Police have released their report on the charges for the week of December 8-13 2020.

Police state: “In an effort to bring further attention and deterrence to driving while impaired by alcohol or drugs, the Thunder Bay Police Service will be reporting the names of those people who are charged with an alleged criminal impaired driving offence by our officers.

“Individuals charged for impaired driving also face a Ministry of Transportation 90-day Administrative Driver’s Licence Suspension. The public is encouraged to contact the Thunder Bay Police Service through the non-emergency line at 684-1200, or submit tips anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (, if they know of suspended drivers who continue to drive in contravention of a suspension.

“If you see an incident of suspected impaired driving in progress please call 911.

“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:

  • Gordon James MIESNER, 45, Thunder Bay
  • Angela MAGNUSON, 49, Thunder Bay
  • Keven Cole VINET-PALMER, 25, Thunder Bay
  • Matthew Douglas PRITCHARD, 38, Thunder Bay
  • Achilles STATHOPOULOS, 63, Thunder Bay
  • Collin Luke CRAMER, 22, Slate River
  • Tifffany Anne BOUCHARD, 30, Thunder Bay
  • Colin Michael OSTAFF, 52, Thunder Bay
  • Travis Michael GIERTUGA, 24, Thunder Bay
  • William Douglas BROWN, 62, Thunder Bay

“This update will go live every Monday afternoon. For any Monday falling on a holiday, the update will instead be provided on the following business day.

“This week’s update features impaired driving charges laid after the Thunder Bay Police Service formally announced this new initiative and therefore only include the dates between Tuesday, December 8 and Sunday, December 13, 2020.”

None of the charges have been proven in a court of law.

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