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On January 19, 2023 at approximately 9:00pm, officers conducting a R.I.D.E program were alerted by a citizen, that a driver travelling eastbound on Peter Street at a high rate of speed who then made a turn and struck a sign on Nelson Street and left the scene. Officers tracked down the vehicle in question which was parked at an address on Dorset St. E. As a result, Jason ANDREWS of Port Hope was arrested and charged with Adult Operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs and Adult Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus). ANDREWS is scheduled to appear in court on February 15, 2023.
Port Hope Police want to remind the citizens of Port Hope to drink responsibly and plan ahead. You can do this by making sure you have a sober drive home.
Anyone with information on a crime are asked to contact Port Hope Police at 905-885-8123 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS