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Media Release - June 11, 2024


Barricaded Person

A 42-year old Port Hope male was apprehended after a call to police for a barricaded person.

At approximately 1:30pm on June 10, 2024, police received a call for a person barricaded with a possible weapon, inside a residence on Jiggins Crescent in Port Hope. Durham Regional Police assisted with a tactical team, negotiators and a trained paramedic. At approximately 7:00pm, the male was safely taken into custody.


Weapons Charge

A 37-year-old Ajax male has been charged with Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose after he was arrested at gunpoint in downtown Port Hope.

On June 10, 2024, police were called to a local restaurant for a male brandishing a knife. The male was located a short distance away from the establishment and was arrested at gunpoint. The male is to appear in court on August 14, 2024



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