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Media Release

Release Date: August 26th, 2019 - 10:56am

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 August 23, 2019, just before 12:00 am, Halton Police officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of Regional Road 25 and Highway 401 in Milton. As a result of an investigation, Amarprit Banga (25) of Milton was charged with blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours.

On August 24, 2019, just before 3:00 am, Halton Police officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of Cornwall Road and Ford Drive in Oakville. As a result of an investigation, Brian Restrepo (36) of Woodbridge was charged with operation while impaired and failure or refusal to comply with demand.

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.‚Äč