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Media Release - June 7, 2024


Deceased Person Found

A 44-year-old male was found unresponsive in a wooded area near Gages Creek on the evening of June 5, 2024. A joint investigation between Port Hope Police and Northumberland OPP is under way. There is no threat to public safety at this time.



A 37-year old Port Hope female is facing weapons charges after she was approached by police regarding a prior outstanding theft charge.

On June 3, 2024, police observed the female in the area of Walton and Mill Street and was known to police to be arrestable for a prior shoplifting incident. As officers were searching her property, they came across a taser/stun gun and an army style tactical vest.

The female was placed under arrest for the outstanding shoplifting charge and was also charged with the following:

  • Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose
  • Unauthorized Possession of Weapon

The female was released on an undertaking with conditions and will appear in court on June 26, 2024, to answer to her charges.


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