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Media Release

Release Date: December 5th, 2017 - 2:50pm

Originator: Sergeant Dana Nicholas, Media Relations, 905-825-4899

Contact: Sergeant Dana Nicholas, Media Relations, 905-825-4899

Location: Halton Region

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Impaired Driving Offences Summary within Halton Region



On Monday, December 4, 2017, after 11:30pm, a traffic stop was initiated near the intersection of Winston Churchill Boulevard and Upper Middle Road in Oakville. As a result of an investigation, Derek OToole (47) of Mississauga was charged with driving over 80mgs.

The Halton Regional Police Service remains committed to road safety through prevention, education and enforcement initiatives.

Members of the public are reminded that driving under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol is a crime in progress and to call 9-1-1 immediately to report a suspected impaired driver.

The Service's Twitter and Facebook accounts should not be used for this purpose as they are not monitored 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Please be reminded that all persons charged are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.