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Media Release

Release Date: January 17th, 2020 - 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 January 13, 2020, just before 11:30 pm, Halton Police officers were conducting a R.I.D.E. initiative in the area of Upper Middle Road and Appleby Line in Burlington. As a result of this initiative, Robert Bulchak (43) of Burlington was charged with blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours.

On January 14, 2020, just after 12:00 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, Christopher Ujagarsingh (29) of Oakville was charged with blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours.

On January 16, 2020, just after 2:30 pm, Halton Police officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of Court Street North and Woodward Avenue in Milton. As a result of an investigation, Kenneth Barker (67) of Milton was charged with blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours.

On January 17, 2020, just before 12:30 am, Halton Police officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of Brant Street and Fairview Street in Burlington. As a result of an investigation, Timothy Johnstone (36) of Russell 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.​