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Media Release

Release Date: February 19th, 2019 - 10:51am

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 February 17, 2019, just before 2:30 am, Halton Police officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of Guelph Line and Driftwood Drive in Burlington. As a result of an investigation, Jake Forbes (21) of Burlington was charged with blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours.

On February 17, 2019, just before 3:00 am, Halton Police officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of Heslop Road and Commerical Street in Milton. As a result of an investigation, John Thomson (28) of Mississauga was charged with blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours.

On February 18, 2019 just before 3:30 am, Halton Police officers responded to a collision in the area of Deane Avenue and Maurice Drive in Oakville. As a result of an investigation, Boreth Mistak (27) of Oakville was charged with operation while impaired and blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours.

On February 18, 2019, just before 8:30 pm, Halton Police officers responded to a citizen-initiated complaint in the area of White Oaks Boulevard and Lynnwood Drive in Oakville. As a result of an investigation, Stephen Nero (60) of Oakville was charged with operation while impaired and 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.