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Media Release

Release Date: July 5th, 2019 - 9:10am

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 July 2, 2019, just before 7:30 pm, Halton Police officers responded to a citizen-initiated complaint in the area of Martin Street and Market Drive in Milton. As a result of an investigation, Amritpal Brainch (31) of Guelph was charged with blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours.

On July 3, 2019, just after 12:30 pm, Halton Police officers responded to a citizen-initiated complaint in the area of Guelph Line and Balmoral Avenue in Burlington. As a result of an investigation, Adam Dezic (28) of Burlington was charged with operation while impaired.

On July 3, 2019, just before 5:30 pm, Halton Police officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of Walkers Line and Dundas Street in Burlington. As a result of an investigation, Wayne Mellon (51) of Liverpool, New York was charged with operation while impaired and blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours.

On July 4, 2019, just after 11:30 pm, Halton Police officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of Morden Road and Wentworth Street in Oakville. As a result of an investigation, Michael Nightingale (61) of Oakville 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.

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Please be reminded that all persons charged are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.‚Äč