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Media Release

Release Date: May 15th, 2018 - 12:40pm

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 Within Halton Region



On May 14, 2018 shortly before 10:30 a.m., Halton Police officers responded to a citizen-initiated complaint in the area of Millwood Drive and Oak Walk Drive in Oakville. As a result of an investigation, Wayne Hunter (52), of Richmond Hill was charged with driving while ability impaired and driving over 80 mgs.  

On May 14, 2018 shortly before 7:00 p.m., Halton Police officers responded to a citizen-initiated traffic complaint in the area of Appleby Line and Taywood Drive in Burlington. As a result of an investigation, Catherine Lemmond (40) of Burlington was charged with driving while ability impaired and fail or refuse to provide sample.

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.