Release Date: April 9th, 2018 - 1:10pm
Originator: Constable Jacqueline Brennan, Media Relations, 905-825-4777 ext. 5224
Contact: Constable Jacqueline Brennan, Media Relations, 905-825-4777 ext. 5224
Location: Halton Region
On April 7, 2018 shortly after 6:30 am, Halton Police officers responded to the area of Dorval Drive and the Queen Elizabeth Way off ramp in Oakville, in response to a citizen-initiated traffic complaint. As a result of an investigation, Jonathan Jones (36), of Brampton was charged with care or control while impaired.
On April 7, 2018 shortly after 9:00 pm, Halton Police officers initiated a traffic stop in a parking lot near the intersection of North Service Road and Burloak Drive in Burlington. As a result of an investigation, David Hawthorn (62), of Oakville was charged with driving while ability impaired and driving over 80 mgs.
On April 8, 2018 shortly before 3:00 am, Halton Police officers responded to the area of Industrial Street and Pettit Road in Burlington, in response to a citizen-initiated traffic complaint. As a result of an investigation, Austin Preston (23), of Burlington was charged with driving over 80 mgs.
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.
Tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers "See Something? Hear Something? Know Something? Contact Crime Stoppers" at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca.