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Impaired operation/Assault/Vehicle safety tips for the holidays 28 November 2018

Impaired Operation

A 26 year old Cobourg area man is charged with impaired offences after a Port Hope Police Officer observed him driving in Mill Street area. Shortly before 1:00am on November 25th Police observed the vehicle being driven at a higher rate of speed for normal traffic which resulted in a traffic stop. Police investigated the man’s state of sobriety and ability to continue to operate a motor vehicle which resulted in his arrest for Care and Control of a motor vehicle.  The man further is charge with Care and Control of a motor vehicle with excess 80 mg blood alcohol. Gordon Travis Burnet stands accused and will appear in court in December.

Assault charges laid.
A 31 year old Port Hope woman is charged with 2 counts of assault after Port Hope Police responded to a domestic dispute in the Municipality’s east in the morning hours of the 26th of November.  Police investigated an allegation of assault alleged to have occurred over a few days while the couple were arguing.  The woman was arrested at the scene and appears in court in mid-December. Police will not release her name in order to protect the identity of the victim.

Snow Routes in effect December 1st 2018

A reminder to residents that snow routes commence December 1st at 2:00am and are in place until March 15th 2019. From 2:00am to 7:00am daily parking is prohibited in snow route areas.

Vehicle Safety tips for the Holidays