3 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: Brian Delichte, 63, of Milton

Date/Time: April 10, 2018, shortly before 7:30 p.m.

Location: Halton police responded to the area of Clark Blvd. and Ferguson Dr. in Milton in response to a citizen-initiated traffic complaint.

Charges:

* Driving while ability impaired

* Impaired driving - over 80 mgs


Name: Jonathan Jones, 36, of Brampton

Date/Time: April 7, 2018, shortly after 6:30 a.m.

Location: Halton police responded to the area of Dorval Dr. and the QEW off-ramp in Oakville in response to a citizen-initiated traffic complaint.

Charge:

* Care or control while impaired


Name: David Hawthorn, 62, of Oakville

Date/Time: April 7, 2018, shortly after 9 p.m.

Location: Halton police initiated a traffic stop in a parking lot near the intersection of North Service Rd. and Burloak Dr. in Burlington.

Charges:

* Driving while ability impaired

* Impaired driving - over 80 mgs


Name: Austin Preston, 23, of Burlington

Date/Time: April 8, 2018, shortly before 3 a.m.

Location: Halton police responded to the area of Industrial St. and Pettit Rd. in Burlington in response to a citizen-initiated traffic complaint.

Charge:

* Impaired driving - over 80 mgs


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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