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Media Release

Release Date: May 27th, 2019 - 10:33am

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 May 25, 2019, just before 12:30 am, Halton Police officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of Brant Street and Hazelton Drive in Burlington. As a result of an investigation, Lucas Szyczowski (18) of Waterdown was charged with operation while impaired.

On May 25, 2019, just before 10:00 pm, Halton Police officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of Speers Road and Fourth Line in Oakville. As a result of an investigation, Denis Pinette (55) of Burlington was charged with blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours.

On May 26, 2019 just before 8:00 am, Halton Police officers responded to a collision in the area of Fifth Line and Derry Road in Milton. As a result of an investigation, Nadia Abel (36) of Milton was charged with blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours.

On May 26, 2019, just after 2:30 pm, Halton Police officers responded to a citizen-initiated complaint in the area of Walkers Line and Harvester Road in Burlington. As a result of an investigation, John Edwards (55) of Dundas was charged with operation while impaired and fail or refuse to provide sample.

On May 26, 2019, just after 8:00 pm, Halton Police officers responded to a citizen-initiated complaint in the area of Millcroft Park Drive and William O'Connell Boulevard in Burlington. As a result of an investigation, John McMahon-Burke (25) of Burlington 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.