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Posted Monday, August 14, 2017

Port Hope Police responded to 72 calls for service since the 10th of August. The following is submitted for release. Woman's computer over taken by “ransomware” A Port Hope woman called Port Hope Police on August 10th to report her computer had been locked down with "pop-up" windows are telling her the only way to have her computer unlocked was for her to pay $150.00. This form of “ransomware” attacks computers through attachments sent in emails or people opening un...

Posted Thursday, August 10, 2017

Man charged with assault A 21 year old Port Hope man has been charged with assault after Port Hope Police responded to a complaint of a domestic dispute in the Municipality's north end. On August 8th before 1pm Police commenced an investigation into the complaint. Police arrested the man after receiving information about an assault that is alleged to have occurred during an argument. The victim, a female, is described as the man's partner. The man appears in court later in August. No names wi...

Posted Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Theft from unlocked vehicle A Highland Dr. resident reported to Port Hope Police theft of change from his unlocked vehicle. It is believed the theft occurred overnight the 3rd/4th of August. Police remind residents to make sure they lock their vehicles when not in use. Man charged for impaired care and control of a motor vehicle. A 45 year old Port Hope man has been charged with impaired care and control of a motor vehicle after a Port Hope Police officer commenced a traffic stop for a Highw...

Posted Friday, August 04, 2017

Theft from motor vehicle On the 2nd of August Port Hope Police were called to a theft from a motor vehicle in the Rosevear Bv/Ontario St area. The complainant reported his vehicle entered and a wallet containing identification removed. The complainant believed he locked the vehicle. Port Hope Police remind residents not to leave valuables in vehicles which may attract criminal attention. One of the best ways to prevent crime is to reduce the opportunity for crime to be committed. Male char...

Posted Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Assault and Breach Charges A 57 year old Port Hope man is facing assault and breach of recognizance charges after Police, while on patrol, came upon an assault in progress in the Mill St and Walton St area. Shortly after 9pm, August 1st, Police observed the man restraining another man while punching him in the face. Police intervened taking the man into custody. Information was received that the victim and another person were walking on Mill Street when the accused, who was driving on Mill S...

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