Northumberland OPP – Port Hope Man Arrested After Collision (Name Released)

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MUNICIPALITY OF PORT HOPE, ON) – On December 28, 2023 at approximately 4:10 p.m., the Northumberland Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a motor vehicle in a ditch on 7th Line in the Municipality of Port Hope.

Officers located the vehicle and driver a short time later and were led into an impaired operation investigation. No injuries were reported and no other vehicles were involved.

Jeff MCNAMEE, 35-years-old, from the Municipality of Port Hope has been charged with:

·      Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus)

·      Operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs

·      Fail to report accident

·      Fail to remain.

A further 90-day Administrative Driver Licence Suspension (ADLS) and a seven-day vehicle impound was initiated as per statute.

The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Cobourg at a future date.

The OPP reminds motorists that no amount of alcohol or drug is acceptable to consume and drive. Should you observe a suspected impaired driver, please dial 911 or contact the Ontario Provincial Police at 1-888-310-1122.

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