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Media Release

Release Date: December 7th, 2018 - 1:45pm

Originator: Constable Ryan Anderson, Corporate Communications, 905-825-4899

Contact: Constable Ryan Anderson, Corporate Communications, 905-825-4899

Location: Halton Region

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Impaired Driving Offences Within Halton Region



On December 4, 2018, just before 9:30 pm, Halton Police officers were conducting a RIDE initiative in the area of North Service Road and the Highway 407 overpass in Burlington. As a result of an investigation, Ian Overend (42) of Burlington was charged with driving over 80mgs.

On December 5, 2018, just after 8:00 pm, Halton Police officers initiated a traffic stop in area of Third Line and Speers Road in Oakville. As a result of an investigation, Gaganpal Ari (47) of Oakville was charged with driving while ability impaired and driving over 80mgs.

On December 5, 2018, just before 8:30 pm, Halton Police officers responded to a collision in the area of North Service Road and Invicta Drive in Oakville. As a result of an investigation, John Matieuski (54) of Mississauga was charged driving while ability impaired and driving over 80mgs.

On December 5, 2018, just before 9:30 pm, Halton Police officers initiated a traffic stop in area of Mountain Grove Avenue and Upper Middle Road in Burlington. As a result of an investigation, Christopher Maguire (43) of Burlington was charged with driving while ability impaired and driving over 80mgs.

On December 6, 2018, just after 8:00 pm, Halton Police officers responded to a citizen-initiated complaint in the area of Ford Drive and Royal Windsor Drive in Oakville. As a result of an investigation, Dylan Harvey (25) of Mississauga was charged with driving while ability impaired and 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.