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Media Release

Release Date: August 7th, 2018 - 11:45am

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 August 3, 2018 shortly before 8:00 pm, Halton Police officers responded to a citizen-initiated complaint near Princess Anne Boulevard and Atwood Avenue in Georgetown. As a result of an investigation, Robert Grasby (55) of Georgetown, was charged with driving while ability impaired and driving over 80mgs.

On August 5, 2018 shortly before 1:00 am, Halton Police officers responded to a collision near Sixth Line and Culham Street in Oakville. As a result of an investigation, Raj Punn (40) of Oakville, was charged with driving while ability impaired and driving over 80mgs.

On August 5, 2018 shortly before 1:00 am, Halton Police officers were conducting a R.I.D.E. initiative near Highway 407 and the North Service Road in Burlington. As a result of an investigation, Nicholas Ward (30) of Waterdown, was charged with driving over 80mgs.

On August 7, 2018 shortly before 12:30 am, Halton Police officers initiated a traffic stop near King Road and the North Service Road in Burlington. As a result of an investigation, Christopher McMenemy (31) of Burlington, was charged with driving while ability impaired and driving over 80mgs.

On August 7, 2018 shortly after 2:00 am, Halton Police officers initiated a traffic stop near Brant Street and Olga Drive in Burlington. As a result of an investigation, Carson Smith (26) of Burlington, 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.

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.