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Impaired Driving PHPS


Impaired Driving

In the early hours on Friday morning April 23, 2021 as a result of a vehicle driving aggressively and hitting the curb on Ward Street, Port Hope Police conducted a traffic stop to check on the driver.  After a brief conversation police determined the driver was impaired. As a result Spencer Smith, age 31 of Port Hope, Ontario was arrested. Smith was released later Friday morning on an undertaking to appear in court on May 26, 2021. Smith was charged with operation while impaired - alcohol, failure or refusal to comply with a demand, and driving while under suspension. 

The Port Hope Police Service encourages the public to report suspected impaired driving by calling 911.     

If you have a crime to report to please call 905-885-8123, or email phps@phps.on.ca or call Crime Stoppers at 1- 800-222-TIPS (8477) .

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