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Media Release

Release Date: July 26th, 2019 - 9:59am

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 July 22, 2019 just after 7:30 pm, Halton Police officers responded to a collision in the area of 10 Line and 32 Side Road in Halton Hills. As a result of an investigation, Sakshi Sharma (30) of Brampton was charged with operation while impaired and blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours.

On July 22, 2019, just before 10:00 pm, Halton Police officers responded to a citizen-initiated complaint in the area of Miller Drive and Eighth Line in Halton Hills. As a result of an investigation, Jose Da-Costa (59) of Halton Hills was charged with blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours.

On July 22, 2019, just after 10:30 pm, Halton Police officers responded to a citizen-initiated complaint in the area of Eighth Line and 10 Side Road in Halton Hills. As a result of an investigation, Leslie Lightbourn (59) of Halton Hills was charged with blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours.

On July 23, 2019, just before 4:00 pm, Halton Police officers responded to a citizen-initiated complaint in the area of Upper Middle Road and Guelph Line in Burlington. As a result of an investigation, Viera Koszegi (41) of Burlington was charged with operation while impaired and blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours.

On July 25, 2019, just after 2:30 am, Halton Police officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of Guelph Line and New Street in Burlington. As a result of an investigation, Kyle D'Arcey (33) of Toronto 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.