Release Date: June 12th, 2018 - 10:10am
Originator: Sergeant Dana Nicholas, Media Relations, 905-825-4899
Contact: Sergeant Dana Nicholas, Media Relations, 905-825-4899
Location: Halton Region
On June 11, 2018 shortly before 9:00 pm, Halton Police officers responded to a citizen-initiated complaint near Walkers Line and Mainway in Burlington. As a result of an investigation, Denise Ponnuthurai (49), of Burlington, was charged with care or control over 80 mgs and care or control while impaired.
On June 11, 2018 shortly before midnight, Halton Police initiated a traffic stop on Highway 7 in Milton. As a result of an investigation, Nicholas Bennett (29), of Guelph 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.