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Media Release

Release Date: October 11th, 2019 - 8:31am

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 October 9, 2019 just before 3:00 am, Halton Police officers were conducting a R.I.D.E. initiative in the area of Trafalgar Road and Cornwall Road in Oakville. As a result of this initiative, Gregory Hunter (41) of Mississauga was charged with blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours.

On October 9, 2019, just after 3:30 pm, Halton Police officers responded to a citizen-initiated complaint in the area of Cornwall Road and Allen Street in Oakville. As a result of an investigation, Sumant Anthwal (55) of Oakville was charged with operation while impaired and blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours.

On October 11, 2019, just after 12:30 am, Halton Police officers responded to a citizen-initiated complaint in the area of Wilson Drive and Joyce Boulevard in Milton. As a result of an investigation, Andrew Freire (32) of Milton was charged with operation while impaired and 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.​