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Operation while Impaired


A 36 year old male was arrested for impaired driving after Port Hope Police responded to a traffic complaint around 8:00 pm on October 24, 2020.  A witness observed the male south bound on County Road #10, Port Hope, ON, swerving  on the road. Mr. Richard Howe, a Newcastle man was arrested by police after exiting the Kentucky Fried Chicken drive through. Howe is charged with impaired operation of a conveyance while impaired by drug or alcohol. Richard Howe is further charged with operation of a conveyance with excess blood alcohol.  He will appear in court in early December. 

Port Hope Police want to remind citizens to help keep the roads safe. You can do this by planning ahead for a sober ride home. Port Hope Police will be conducting dedicated R.I.D.E. programs as we approach the holiday season. 





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