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Media Release

Release Date: December 13th, 2019 - 8:40am

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

‚ÄčOn December 8, 2019, just before 9:00 pm, Halton Police officers responded to a citizen-initiated complaint in the area of South Service Road and Harvester Road in Burlington. As a result of an investigation, Jennifer Mortimer-Rodney (48) of Burlington was charged with operation while impaired and failure or refusal to comply with demand.

On December 9, 2019, just before 5:30 pm, Halton Police officers responded to a citizen-initiated complaint in the area of Mount Forest Drive and Mountainside Drive in Burlington. As a result of an investigation, Guiseppe Bernardo (54) of Burlington was charged with operation while impaired.

On December 11, 2019, just before 2:00 am, Halton Police officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of Dundas Street and Walkers Line in Burlington. As a result of an investigation, Rory Walker (45) of Burlington was charged with operation while impaired and blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours.

On December 11, 2019 just before 11:00 pm, Halton Police officers were conducting a R.I.D.E. initiative in the area of Upper Middle Road and Deer Place in Burlington. As a result of this initiative, David Stewart (55) 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.

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.