Port Hope Police Service – Causing Unnecessary Suffering to an Animal

In Police Blotter

A women has been charged with causing unnecessary suffering to an animal. The animal’s owner had her dog tied outside when the neighbour picked up dirt and purposely threw it at the dog’s face while yelling at the dog owner ” get your dog out of here”. As a result Maria Toste was given an appearance notice to appear in court in May to answer to the charge.

A reminder to the community to stay home. Do your part to help flatten the curve. Port Hope Police will not be arbitrarily stopping a vehicle or pedestrian  for the sole purpose of asking where you are going, but if you are in contravention of the stay-at-home order and we find you in a restricted place you may face charges under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act. 

If you have a crime to report please call 911, or email phps@phps.on.ca, or call Crime Stoppers 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) 

Pete Fisher
Author: Pete Fisher

Has been a photojournalist for over 30-years and have been honoured to win numerous awards for photography and writing over the years. Best selling author for the book Highway of Heroes - True Patriot Love

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