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Media Release

Release Date: March 23rd, 2020 - 10:15am

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

​On March 20, 2020, just after 7:30 pm, Halton Police officers responded to a citizen-initiated complaint in the area of Pinedale Avenue and Wedgewood Drive in Burlington. As a result of an investigation, Michael Gemus (40) of Burlington operation while impaired.

On March 20, 2020, just before 10:30 pm, Halton Police officers responded to a citizen-initiated complaint in the area of Stewart Street and Felan Avenue in Oakvill​e. As a result of an investigation, Carlos Rodrigues (57) of Oakville was charged with operation while impaired and blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours.

On March 21, 2020 just before 6:30 pm, Halton Police officers responded to a collision in the area of Dundas Street West and Tremaine Road in Oakville. As a result of an investigation, Alexander Amtmann (28) of Guelph was charged with operation while impaired and failure or refusal to comply with demand.

On March 21, 2020, just after 8:30 pm, Halton Police officers responded to a citizen-initiated complaint in the area of Derry Road and Thompson Road in Milton. As a result of an investigation, Stamatios Psaroudis (61) of Brantford was charged with operation while impaired and blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours.

On March 22, 2020, just before 12:30 am, Halton Police officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of Guelph Line and the Queen Elizabeth Way in Burlington. As a result of an investigation, Destiny Wheatley (30) of Noble 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.