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Posted Friday, August 10, 2018

Theft of high end BMX bike A Bolton family received a rude welcoming to Port Hope after a BMX bike was stolen from the back of their pickup truck On August 8th the family were passing through on the way to Montreal and stopped in Port Hope to visit some sights. They stopped down town at about 1:30pm to get something to eat. While they were eating someone removed a BMX bike that was in the back of the pickup. When the family returned to their vehicle they notice the bike missing. The bike is d...

Posted Monday, July 30, 2018

logo 2Man charged with impaired care and control of a motor vehicle. A 48 year old Port Hope man is facing charges of impaired care and control of a motor vehicle. On the 28th of July just before 10:00pm Police observed the man driving a pickup truck southbound on Hope Street. Police followed the driver eventually stopping him on Ellen St to investigate the man's continued ability to operate a motor vehicle. Police conducted an interview with the man and eventually arrested him for impaired care and...

Posted Friday, July 27, 2018

email scamPort Hope Police are warning residents to be aware of an email scam (Phishing email) that has been circulating through Port Hope. A number of people have notified Police about an email that threatens if people do not send money in Bit Coins to an untraceable address they will distribute images of the person watching pornography to all their contacts. The email suggests they accessed the images through the computer camera. In all cases no bit coin deposits were made. This is a common scam. Po...

Posted Wednesday, July 25, 2018

logo 3Break and enter(s) reported On the 22nd of July a Walton Street home owner returned home from a weekend away and noted a screen pried half off of a window and the window open. The complainant, whom notified Port Hope Police, advised that nothing was taken. There have been a number of similar incidents reported of either attempt break and enters and or break and enters where nothing has been taken over the last few months. In some cases the home owner was home and heard noises scaring the i...

Posted Friday, July 20, 2018

Port Hope Police issue warning about the “Emergency Scam” Port Hope Police are warning residents to be aware of the emergency scam that is circulating. Yesterday evening a Port Hope man reported getting a phone call indicating his son was arrested and needed money for bail. The person portrayed a police officer. The 78 year old man did not send money and was able later to contact his son and determined he was fine. This is a common scam also referred to as the “parent or grand...

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