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Media Release

Release Date: January 25th, 2019 - 11:05am

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

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

Location: Halton Region


Impaired Driving Offences Within Halton Region

On January 22, 2019, just before 12:30 pm, Halton Police officers responded to a citizen-initiated complaint in the area of Bronte Street South and Louis Saint Laurent Avenue in Milton. As a result of an investigation, Arin Youssefian Darashki (37) of Brampton was charged with operation while impaired and blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours.

On January 22, 2019, just before 4:30 pm, Halton Police officers responded to a citizen-initiated complaint in the area of Guelph Line and Upper Middle Road in Burlington. As a result of an investigation, Christopher Hall (67) of Burlington was charged with operation while impaired and blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours.

On January 23, 2019, just before 5:30 pm, Halton Police officers responded to a citizen-initiated complaint in the area of Northshore Boulevard East and Maple Avenue in Burlington. As a result of an investigation, Ronald Smith (72) of Burlington was charged with operation while impaired and blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours.

On January 25, 2019, just after 12:00am, Halton Police officers were conducting a RIDE initiative in the area of Lakeshore Road and Inglewood Drive in Burlington. As a result of an investigation, Patrick Morris (48) of Hamilton was charged with blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours.

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.