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Posted Friday, December 14, 2018

email scamPhone/Internet scam Port Hope Police are warning residents to be mindful to a phone scam. On the 13th of December 2018 in the evening hours an elderly Port Hope received a telephone call from someone purporting to be a Microsoft Employee. The man was told that Microsoft was cancelling his subscription and he was eligible for a 300 refund. The man was directed to a web site and was duped into giving control of his computer over to them. This allowed the fraudster to transfer $10,000 cash advanc...

Posted Thursday, December 13, 2018

ride 2R.I.D.E programs continue during the Festive Season Port Hope Police R.I.D.E programs are continuing through the Month of December. Over 1000 vehicles have been checked with no impaired charges being laid. Port Hope Police remind residents to utilize alternate transportation methods when attending Christmas parties or gatherings. Operation Red Nose is up and running in Northumberland. The program, sponsored by the YMCA, is a national program dedicated to the fight against drinking and drivin...

Posted Monday, December 10, 2018

logo 3Man charged with assaulting staff member at local tavern A 36 year old man is facing charges of aggravated assault after he was refused service at a local tavern. On the 8th of December shortly after 8:00pm Port Hope Police responded to a fight outside of the Ganaraska Hotel on Ontario Street. The man was being removed from the tavern because he refused to leave after he was told he would not be served any alcohol. The man attempted to go behind the bar and pour his own drink when he was esco...

Posted Saturday, December 08, 2018

logo 1Phone Scam Port Hope Police are warning residents about a phone scam after one resident received a phone call from someone purporting to work for the Municipality of Port Hope. The message left on the answering machine stated that he was to contact a number and provide his visa number in order to pay an outstanding bill of over $100.00. The man contacted representative of Municipality who advised they would not phone and leave messages with the amount owed and further do not accept VISA. There...

Posted Wednesday, December 05, 2018

lightsA 49 year old man remains in custody after Port Hope Police issued a warrant for the arrest of a man for domestic related offences. On the 24th of November a woman filed a complaint with Police about incidents that occurred a few days prior at her Central Port Hope apartment. Police commenced an investigation resulting in a warrant being issued for assault, forcible confinement, uttering threats, theft of a motor vehicle and theft of other property and mischief. The man, who is originally from ...

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