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Media Release

Release Date: December 23rd, 2019 - 11:17am

Originator: Constable, Ryan Anderson, Corporate Communications, 905 825 4899

Contact: Constable, Ryan Anderson, Corporate Communications, 905 825 4899

Location: Halton Region


Impaired Driving Offences Within Halton Region

‚ÄčOn December 21, 2019 just before 1:00 am, Halton Police officers were conducting a R.I.D.E. initiative in the area of Walkers Line and Harvester Road in Burlington. As a result of this initiative, Kyle McGuire (38) of Burlington was charged with blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours.

On December 21, 2019 just after 5:30 pm, Halton Police officers responded to a collision in the area of Dorval Drive and Wyecroft Road in Oakville. As a result of an investigation, Dean Clemiss (51) of Oakville was charged with operation while impaired and blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours.

On December 21, 2019, just before 8:30 pm, Halton Police officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of John Street and Pine Street in Burlington. As a result of an investigation, Mark Buchanan (43) of Burlington was charged with failure or refusal to comply with demand.

On December 21, 2019 just after 11:00 pm, Halton Police officers were conducting a R.I.D.E. initiative in the area of Ontario Street and Main Street in Milton. As a result of this initiative, Abhinav Singh (30) of Milton was charged with blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours.

On December 22, 2019, just after 1:30 am, Halton Police officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of Guelph Street and Mill Street in Halton Hills. As a result of an investigation, Richard Kovacs (37) of Mississauga was charged with blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours.

On December 22, 2019, just before 2:30 am, Halton Police officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of London Lane and Bristol Circle in Oakville. As a result of an investigation, Prabhdeep Dhaliwal (31) of Mississauga was charged with blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours.

On December 22, 2019, just before 5:00 am, Halton Police officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of South Service Road West and Wyecroft Road in Oakville. As a result of an investigation, Mandeep Jossan (26) of Barrie 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.