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Media Release

Release Date: December 20th, 2019 - 8:51am

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 18, 2019 just after 8:30 pm, Halton Police officers responded to a collision in the area of Century Drive and Harvester Road in Burlington. As a result of an investigation, Brendan Smith (30) of Hamilton was charged with blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours.

On December 18, 2019 just before 10:00 pm, Halton Police officers responded to a collision in the area of Neyagawa Boulevard and Dundas Street West in Oakville. As a result of an investigation, Nankishore Singh (54) of Oakville was charged with blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours.

On December 18, 2019, just before 12:00 am, Halton Police officers responded to a citizen-initiated complaint in the area of Brant Street and Fairview Street in Burlington. As a result of an investigation, Jeffery MacNeil (32) of Burlington was charged with operation while impaired and blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours.

On December 19, 2019, just before 3:00 am, Halton Police officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of Derry Road and Regional Road 25 in Milton. As a result of an investigation, Myron Willis (21) of Cherry Brook, Nova Scotia was charged with operation while impaired and blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours.

On December 19, 2019, just before 11:00 pm, Halton Police officers responded to a citizen-initiated complaint in the area of Derry Road and Bronte Street in Milton. As a result of an investigation, Hira Rizvi (33) 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.