Release Date: November 16th, 2020 - 12:14pm
Originator: Constable, Ryan Anderson, Corporate Communications, 905 825 4899
Contact: Constable, Ryan Anderson, Corporate Communications, 905 825 4899
Location: Halton Region
On November 15, 2020, just before 11:00 pm, Halton Police officers responded to a citizen-initiated complaint in the area of Upper Middle Road West and Third Line in Oakville. As a result of an investigation, Christopher Downer (58) of Oakville was charged with operation while impaired and blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours.
On November 15, 2020, just after 11:30 pm, Halton Police officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of Strathcona Drive and New Street in Burlington. As a result of an investigation, Ryan Pundit (26) of Burlington 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.
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Please be reminded that all persons charged are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.