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Media Release

Release Date: October 30th, 2020 - 1:34pm

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

‚ÄčOn October 27, 2020, just before 12:30 am, Halton Police officers were conducting a R.I.D.E. initiative in the area of Brant Street and Plains Road East in Burlington. As a result of this initiative, Shannon Dempster (33) of Mississauga was charged with blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours.

On October 27, 2020 just after 5:30 pm, Halton Police officers responded to a collision in the area of Appleby Line and Limestone Road in Milton. As a result of an investigation, Jason Penman (46) of Milton was charged with operation while impaired and blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours.

On October 27, 2020 just before 7:00 pm, Halton Police officers responded to a collision in the area of Thompson Road South and Hepburn Road in Milton. As a result of an investigation, Ravindra Raina (71) of Toronto was charged with blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours.

On October 29, 2020, just after 12:00 am, Halton Police officers responded to a citizen-initiated complaint in the area of Post Road and Threshing Mill Boulevard in Oakville. As a result of an investigation, Tanveer Dhadda (22) of Oakville was charged with operation while impaired and failure or refusal to comply with demand.

On October 29, 2020 just after 12:00 pm, Halton Police officers responded to a collision in the area of Bristol Circle and Plymouth Drive in Oakville. As a result of an investigation, Gurjeet Mann (39) of Mississauga 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.