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Media Release - September 18, 2023



On September 16, 2023, police responded to an address on McCaul Street for a fight after the fact.  Police were advised that a fight broke out during an altercation with a group of people and one person was ultimately punched in the jaw.  As a result, a 20-year-old Camborne man was arrested and released. The male was charged with assault.


Impaired Driver

On September 16, 2023, at approximately 2:30am, while on general patrol, police noticed a vehicle that was travelling faster than the posted speed limit and unsteady in its lane.  A traffic stop was initiated and as a result of a failed breath test, a 24-year-old Port Hope woman was charged with Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus).


Theft/Impaired Driver

On September 17, 2023, Police were called to a Port Hope business by the store manager who witnessed a woman enter the business and steal merchandise and then leave in a vehicle. Port Hope Police located the vehicle and initiated a traffic stop.  As a result, a 42-year-old Oshawa woman was arrested and charged with theft under $5,000 – shoplifting, and Operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs.  She was released on and undertaking with an upcoming court date.



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