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Media Release

Release Date: January 3rd, 2020 - 9:17am

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 January 1, 2020, just before 2:30 am, Halton Police officers responded to a citizen-initiated complaint in the area of Main Street South and James Street in Georgetown. As a result of an investigation, Andrew Meannis (28) of Erin was charged with operation while impaired and failure or refusal to comply with demand.

On January 1, 2020, just after 12:30 pm, Halton Police officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of Steeles Avenue East and Martin Street in Milton. As a result of an investigation, Syed Ali (27) of Ancaster was charged with operation while impaired.

On January 2, 2020, just after 10:00 pm, Halton Police officers were conducting a R.I.D.E. initiative in the area of Upper Middle Road and Highway 407 in Burlington. As a result of this initiative, Jeffrey Heming (65) of Burlington was charged with blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours.

On January 2, 2020, just before 2:00 am, Halton Police officers were conducting a R.I.D.E. initiative in the area of Bronte Street South and Dawson Crescent in Milton. As a result of this initiative, William Dillon (46) of Georgetown 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.​