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Media Release

Release Date: September 7th, 2020 - 8:27am

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

‚ÄčOn September 4, 2020, just after 10:00 pm, Halton Police officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of Hearst Boulevard and Hill Street in Milton. As a result of an investigation, Simon Turner (51) of Milton was charged with operation while impaired and blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours.

On September 5, 2020, just after 11:00 pm, Halton Police officers were conducting a R.I.D.E. initiative in the area of Guelph Line and Number 10 Side Road in Milton. As a result of this initiative, Andrew Bauer (34) of Hornell Heights 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.