Release Date: May 1st, 2020 - 8:40am
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
On April 28, 2020, just after 8:30 pm, Halton Police officers responded to a citizen-initiated complaint in the area of Sherwood Heights Drive and Winston Churchill Boulevard in Oakville. As a result of an investigation, Lisa Mathewson (28) of Beamsville was charged with operation while impaired.
On May 1, 2020, just before 2:00 am, Halton Police officers responded to a citizen-initiated complaint in the area of Pinedale Avenue and Riverside Drive in Burlington. As a result of an investigation, Donald Harding (52) of Milton 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.