The Halton Regional Police Service remains committed to road safety through prevention, education and enforcement initiatives.

On January 15, 2023, Halton Regional Police Service officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of Highway 407 and Regional Road 25 in Oakville. As a result of an investigation, Madeline Riehl (67) of North York was charged with operation while impaired and blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours.

On January 16, 2023, Halton Regional Police Service officers responded to a citizen-initiated complaint in the area of River Drive and Mountainview Road North in Georgetown. As a result of an investigation, Deepinder Dhindsa (29) of Acton was charged with operation while impaired and failure or refusal to comply with demand.

On January 17, 2023, Halton Regional Police Service officers responded to a citizen-initiated complaint in the area of Third Line and Speers Road in Oakville. As a result of an investigation, Gordon Fisher (63) of Cumming was charged with operation while impaired and blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours.

On January 19, 2023, Halton Regional Police Service officers responded to a citizen-initiated complaint in the area of Iroquois Shore Road and Trafalgar Road in Oakville. As a result of an investigation, Deivis Burbo (24) of no fixed address was charged with operation while impaired and blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours.

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.

Here are some signs of an impaired driver: 

  • Driving unreasonably fast, slow or at an inconsistent speed
  • Drifting in and out of lanes
  • Tailgating and changing lanes frequently
  • Making exceptionally wide turns
  • Changing lanes or passing without sufficient clearance
  • Overshooting or stopping well before stop signs or stop lights
  • Disregarding signals and lights
  • Approaching signals or leaving intersections too quickly or slowly
  • Driving without headlights, failing to lower high beams or leaving turn signals on
  • Driving with windows open in cold or inclement weather

Please be reminded that all persons charged are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Media Inquiries:

Halton Regional Police Service
Media Relations
Phone: 905-825-4899
Email: corpcomm@haltonpolice.ca