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Media Release

Release Date: October 9th, 2020 - 8:17am

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 October 5, 2020, just before 7:30 pm, Halton Police officers responded to a citizen-initiated complaint in the area of Shelley Street and Rexway Drive in Halton Hills. As a result of an investigation, Brian Silva (42) of Georgetown was charged with operation while impaired and blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours.

On October 5, 2020 just after 10:00 pm, Halton Police officers responded to a collision in the area of 20 Side Road and Guelph Line in Milton. As a result of an investigation, John Hempstock (48) of Guelph 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.