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Citizen complaint leads to impaired driving charges in Georgetown

Officers responded to the incident in the River Drive and Mountainview Road North area on Jan. 16
Acton detachment
Halton Regional Police Service file photo

A citizen complaint earlier this week has resulted in impaired driving-related charges for a 29-year-old Acton resident.

Haltion Regional Police officers responded to the River Drive and Mountainview Road North area of Georgetown on Jan. 16 to investigate.

As a result, Deepinder Dhindsa stands charged with operation while impaired and failure or refusal to comply with a demand.

Local residents 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.

Signs of impaired driving include:

  • 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.