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Media Release

Release Date: September 20th, 2019 - 8:21am

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 September 13, 2019, just after 8:30 pm, Halton Police officers responded to a citizen-initiated complaint in the area of Plains Road and King Road in Burlington. As a result of an investigation, Nathan Simon (39) of Oakville was charged with operation while impaired and failure or refusal to comply with demand.

On September 16, 2019, just after 4:00 pm, Halton Police officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of Third Line and Tansley Drive in Oakville. As a result of an investigation, Brenko Ferenac (63) of Hamilton was charged with blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours.

On September 17, 2019 just after 7:00 pm, Halton Police officers responded to a collision in the area of Ontario Street South and Wakefield Road in Milton. As a result of an investigation, Andrew Lane (24) of Milton was charged with failure or refusal to comply with demand.

On September 18, 2019, just before 2:30 am, Halton Police officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of Burloak Drive and the Queen Elizabeth Way in Oakville. As a result of an investigation, Ina Carcani (29) of Etobicoke was charged with blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours.

On September 18, 2019, just after 5:00 pm, Halton Police officers responded to a citizen-initiated complaint in the area of Plains Road East and Designers Way in Burlington. As a result of an investigation, John Nixon (57) of Waterford was charged with operation while impaired – blood drug concentration.

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.​