Accused Impaired Drivers Are Being Outed in Halton

Halton police are once again releasing names of impaired driving suspects across Oakville, Burlington, Milton, and Halton Hills.

Names of the accused are being published as a deterrent in the hopes of reducing impaired driving across the region.

The operation of motor vehicles while drivers are impaired by alcohol and/or drugs remains a serious concern for Halton Region.

In an effort to bring more attention to the risk of driving while impaired, assist in identifying witnesses and reduce continued offences, the service is reporting the following incidents:


Name: Jennifer Lahey, 37, of Burlington

Date/Time: October 18, 2017 8:14 p.m.

Location: Burlington

Charges:

* Impaired operation of motor vehicle

* Impaired driving - over 80 mgs


Name: Harry Stecyszyn, 63, of North York

Date/Time: October 17, 2017 4:00 p.m.

Location: Burlington

Charges:

* Impaired operation of motor vehicle

* Driving under suspension


Name: Ryan Mainprize, 35, of Acton

Date/Time: October 13, 2017 1:31 a.m.

Location: Acton

Charges:

* Impaired driving - over 80 mgs


Name: Griffen Spence, 27, of Burlington

Date/Time: October 14, 2017 11:15 p.m.

Location: Burlington

Charges:

* Impaired operation of motor vehicle

* Impaired driving - over 80 mgs


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

Police say they’re remaining 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 911 immediately to report a suspected impaired driver.

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