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Media Release

Release Date: June 28th, 2019 - 9:22am

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

‚ÄčOn June 24, 2019, just after 4:30 pm, Halton Police officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of Plains Road and Maple Avenue in Burlington. As a result of an investigation, Rene Martinez (54) of Hamilton was charged with failure or refusal to comply with demand.

On June 25, 2019, just before 11:30 pm, Halton Police officers responded to a citizen-initiated complaint in the area of Walkers Line and 2 Side Road in Burlington. As a result of an investigation, William Alcorn (46) of Burlington was charged with operation while impaired.

On June 27, 2019, just after 10:00 am, Halton Police officers responded to a citizen-initiated complaint in the area of Britannia Road and Fifth Line in Milton. As a result of an investigation, Matthew Brewster (50) of Paris was charged with operation while impaired.

On June 28, 2019, just after 3:00 am, Halton Police officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of the Queen Elizabeth Way and Bronte Road in Oakville. As a result of an investigation, Trevon Donaldson (22) of Stoney Creek was charged with blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours.

On June 28, 2019, just after 3:30 pm, Halton Police officers responded to a citizen-initiated complaint in the area of Plains Road and King Road in Burlington. As a result of an investigation, Jennifer Berman (29) of Newmarket 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.