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Media Release

Release Date: July 24th, 2020 - 9:21am

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 July 21, 2020, just before 12:00 pm, Halton Police officers responded to a citizen-initiated complaint in the area of Third Line and Rebecca Street in Oakville. As a result of an investigation, Jia Gu (57) of Oakville was charged with operation while impaired and failure or refusal to comply with demand.

On July 21, 2020, at approximately 5:00 pm, Halton Police officers responded to a citizen-initiated complaint in the area of Pilgrims Way and Blackburn Drive in Oakville. As a result of an investigation, Jeffrey Lee (65) of Oakville was charged with operation while impaired and blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours.

On July 22, 2020 just after 12:00 pm, Halton Police officers responded to a collision in the area of Woodview Drive and Fairview Street in Burlington. As a result of an investigation, Charles Gubbins (62) of Burlington was charged with operation while impaired.

On July 22, 2020, just before 11:30 pm, Halton Police officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of Laurelcrest Place and Stillmeadow Road in Oakville. As a result of an investigation, Alina Vernigorova (45) of Oakville 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.​