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Media Release

Release Date: September 4th, 2020 - 12:27pm

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 August 31, 2020 just after 8:00 pm, Halton Police officers responded to a collision in the area of Guelph Line and Davidson Court in Burlington. As a result of an investigation, Christian Van Geest (29) of Dundas was charged with blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours.

On September 1, 2020, just after 12:00 am, Halton Police officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of Highway 7 and Trafalgar Road in Halton Hills. As a result of an investigation, Quintina Hurst (36) of London was charged with operation while impaired and failure or refusal to comply with demand.

On September 1, 2020, just after 2:00 am, Halton Police officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of the Queen Elizabeth Way and Fourth Line in Oakville. As a result of an investigation, Limar Stanakzai (30) of Bradford was charged with blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours.

On September 1, 2020, just before 9:30 pm, Halton Police officers responded to a citizen-initiated complaint in the area of Bronte Road and Wyecroft Road in Oakville. As a result of an investigation, Terry Patterson (67) of Oakville 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.​