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Media Release

Release Date: July 17th, 2020 - 8:14am

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 July 14, 2020, just before 1:30 am, Halton Police officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of Main Street North and River Street in Acton. As a result of an investigation, Jacob Kentner (36) of Acton was charged with blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours.

On July 15, 2020, just before 11:30 pm, 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, Duane Williams (42) of Burlington was charged with blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours.

On July 16, 2020, just before 1:00 am, Halton Police officers responded to a citizen-initiated complaint in the area of Ninth Line and Steeles Avenue in Halton Hills. As a result of an investigation, Heather Johnston (36) of Mississauga was charged with operation while impaired and blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours.

On July 16, 2020 just before 7:00 pm, Halton Police officers responded to a collision in the area of Ferguson Drive and Best Road in Milton. As a result of an investigation, Talon Fife (19) of Milton 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.​