Port Hope resident scammed out of $200.00
Port Hope Police are asking residents to be wary of a gift card scam. On the 4th of August a Port Hope resident received an email from a person purporting to be an acquaintance. The email indicated the person was stranded on the road and needed help. He was asked to purchase two $100 gift cards and email the pin numbers back. The person did this and after determined the email was fraudulent and it was not the acquaintance but someone who was personating him. Police advise residents if they get an email or a phone call from someone
August 8, 2020 - PHPS
Update to outstanding male in pursuit
At 5:10pm this date a citizen called into Police Communications reporting a male matching the description of the outstanding male walking down Hope Street. Officers were dispatched to the area and confirmed this person to be the outstanding male from earlier and took him into custody. All three individuals are now under arrest. Port Hope Police would like to thank citizens for their co-operation and assistance in this matter.
On the 7th of August 2020 shortly around 8:00am Port Hope Police were dispatched to the Pochon
August 7, 2020 - PHPS