Port Hope Police received several reports of a male shouting, and banging on a vehicle window located in the area of the Shell Gas Bar on Friday night March 26, 2021 around 7:50 pm. When police arrived one witness advised the male left driving a black BMW which was observed southbound on Toronto Road. Shortly after Port Hope Police located the vehicle parked on Pine Street South, Port Hope, ON. The male was behind the wheel listening to music. After a quick conversation with the male party he was arrested for operation while impaired - alcohol and drugs. The accused, Chad Branton of Port Hope, ON was also charged with operation while impaired - blood alcohol concentration (80 plus) . Branton will appear in court the first week of April to answer to the charge.
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