2 Halton Residents Charged With Impaired Driving

In an effort to bring more attention to the risk of driving while impaired, assist in identifying witnesses and reduce continued offences, Halton police are reporting the following impaired driving-related incidents across Oakville,Burlington, Milton, and Halton Hills:

Impaired driving remains the top criminal cause of death in Canada, according to Halton police, despite years of awareness campaigns illustrating why driving a vehicle while impaired by alcohol and/or drugs is dangerous.


Name: Paula Peddle-Thelwell, 31, of Ajax

Date/Time: May 9, 2018, shortly after 1 p.m.

Location: Halton police responded to the area of Hwy. 401 and James Snow Pkwy. in Milton in response to a citizen-initiated traffic complaint.

Charge:

* Driving while ability impaired


Name: Christopher Coo, 46, of Burlington

Date/Time: May 4, 2018, shortly before 9 p.m.

Location: Halton police initiated a traffic stop in the area of Coventry Way and Guelph Line in Burlington.

Charge:

* Impaired driving - over 80 mgs


Name: David Campbell, 55, of Georgetown

Date/Time: May 4, 2018, shortly before 12 a.m.

Location: Halton police initiated a traffic stop in the area of King St. and Mountainview Rd. N. in Halton Hills.

Charges:

* Driving while ability impaired

* Impaired driving - over 80 mgs


Name: Robin Lauer, 54, of Dundas

Date/Time: May 5, 2018, shortly after 1:30 a.m.

Location: Halton police responded to the area of Brant St. and North Service Rd. in Burlington.

Charges:

* Driving while ability impaired

*Fail or refuse to provide sample.


Officers remain committed to road safety through prevention, education and enforcement initiatives, police say.

Members of the public are reminded that driving under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol is a crime in progress and to call 911 immediately to report a suspected impaired driver.

Photo courtesy of Halton Regional Police

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