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Media Release

Release Date: February 14th, 2020 - 8:45am

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 February 10, 2020 just after 12:00 pm, Halton Police officers responded to a collision in the area of Guelph Line and North Service Road in Burlington. As a result of an investigation, Melena Rebelo (20) of Burlington was charged with operation while impaired.

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.