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Media Release

Release Date: March 11th, 2019 - 9:04am

Originator: Constable, Steve Elms, Corporate Communications, 905-825-4747 ext 5224

Contact: Constable, Steve Elms, Corporate Communications, 905-825-4747 extension 5224

Location: Halton Region


Impaired Driving Offences Within Halton Region

​On March 9, 2019, just before 12:00 pm, Halton Police officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of Mountain Grove Avenue and Mount Forest Drive in Burlington.  As a result of an investigation, Thomas Vater (60) of Burlington was charged with operation while impaired and blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours.

On March 9, 2019 just after 4:00 pm, Halton Police officers responded to a collision in the area of Speers Road and Kerr Street in Oakville. As a result of an investigation, Curtis Dwyer (50) of Oakville was charged with operation while impaired and blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours.

On March 9, 2019, just after 4:30 pm, Halton Police officers responded to a citizen-initiated complaint in the area of Guelph Street and Mountainview Road South in Georgetown. As a result of an investigation, Paul Sargeant (46) of Georgetown was charged with blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours.

On March 10, 2019, just before 8:30 am, Halton Police officers responded to a citizen-initiated complaint in the area of Clayhill Road and 10th Line in Georgetown. As a result of an investigation, Darrell Cascone (40) of Orangeville 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.​