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Media Release

Release Date: May 21st, 2019 - 8:43am

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 May 18, 2019 just before 10:30 pm, Halton Police officers were conducting a R.I.D.E. initiative in the area of Appleby Line and Fairview Street in Burlington. As a result of this initiative, Howard Pittsley (53) of Elma was charged with blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours.

On May 19, 2019, just after 3:00 am, Halton Police officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of Trafalgar Road and Cornwall Road in Oakville. As a result of an investigation, Ivan Hunter (78) of Toronto was charged with blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours.

On May 19, 2019, just before 7:30 am, Halton Police officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of Lawson Road and Steeles Avenue East in Milton. As a result of an investigation, Joshua Turner (22) of Newcastle was charged with operation while impaired and blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours.

On May 20, 2019, just before 10:30 pm, Halton Police officers responded to a citizen-initiated complaint in the area of 5 Sideroad and Trafalgar Road in Halton Hills. As a result of an investigation, Adal Yassin (50) of Toronto 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.​