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Media Release

Release Date: October 2nd, 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

‚ÄčOn September 28, 2020 just before 10:30 pm, Halton Police officers responded to a collision in the area of Walkers Line and Fairview Street in Burlington. As a result of an investigation, Nathan Getahun (24) of London was charged with operation while impaired and failure or refusal to comply with demand.

On September 30, 2020, just before 10:00 pm, Halton Police officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of Main Street and Ontario Street South in Milton. As a result of an investigation, Robert Hunt (52) of Mississauga 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.