Release Date: August 2nd, 2019 - 7:59am
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 August 1, 2019, just before 12:00 am, Halton Police officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of Oak Walk Drive and Post Road in Oakville. As a result of an investigation, Kelsey Evelyn (42) of Oakville was charged with fail or refuse to provide sample.
On August 2, 2019, just before 1:00 am, Halton Police officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of Harrington Court and Harvester Road in Burlington. As a result of an investigation, James Hajas (74) 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.
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Please be reminded that all persons charged are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.