Release Date: September 3rd, 2019 - 10:23am
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 30, 2019, just after 12:00 am, Halton Police officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of Guelph Street and Mountainview Road South in Georgetown. As a result of an investigation, Mitchell Griffin (24) of Georgetown was charged with blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours.
On September 1, 2019 just after 11:00 pm, Halton Police officers were conducting a R.I.D.E. initiative in the area of Third Line and Speers Road in Oakville. As a result of this initiative, Gregory Herget (40) of Mississauga 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.