Release Date: June 10th, 2019 - 8:12am
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
On June 9, 2019, just after 2:00 am, Halton Police officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of Brant Street and Victoria Avenue in Burlington. As a result of an investigation, Melissa Foster (35) of Toronto was charged with blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours.
On June 9, 2019, just before 11:30 pm, Halton Police officers responded to a citizen-initiated complaint in the area of Leiterman Drive and Asleton Boulevard in Milton. As a result of an investigation, Antony Saldutto (36) of Mississauga 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.